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Two men whose vehicle slammed into back of LAPD cruiser sought

Police were looking Wednesday for two men who slammed their vehicle into the back of a patrol car in Mid-City and fled.

The vehicle struck the patrol car about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday near Fairfax Boulevard and Whitworth Drive, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

The two officers in the patrol car were treated at a hospital for neck and back pain, said Officer Sara Faden.

One officer was still being treated Wednesday and the other had been released.

Police cordoned off a large section of the area surrounding the scene to search for the suspects, who abandoned their vehicle and fled on foot after the collision, Faden said.

The search ended early Wednesday morning and the suspects remained at large.


LAPD officers injured in hit-and-run in Mid-City area

-- Nate Jackson

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I was blocked from going to my house for nearly three hours. I'm shocked to learn that a hit and run was the cause of all the mayhem, especially since police were telling people that an officer had been shot! Big difference methinks...though you couldn't tell by the police response.

This seems to be the norm now;
the more it happens, the more
acceptable it will be.
Being responsible is soo last deacde.

"Neck and back pain." Are you SERIOUS?! They spend our tax money, with the state being DECREPITLY in debt, on helicopters and cops blazing with guns for three hours because of a crime no more than angering two cops? GIVE ME A BREAK. FIRE THEM ALL.


Ever been rear ended? Neck and back are the most common injuries associated with this type of collision.

Also, there were no "guns blazing".

Take your meds girl.


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