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2 Superior Officers Responding to Emergency Call Crash with Each Other

Superior Police say two of its officers crashed with each other while responding to an emergency call Sunday evening. Superior Police say two of its officers crashed with each other while responding to an emergency call Sunday evening. |  Photo: Superior Police Dept.

Updated: July 29, 2019 07:27 PM

Superior Police say two of its officers crashed with each other while responding to an emergency call Sunday evening. 

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According to a release, the officers were responding to a possible drug overdose in the East End neighborhood around 10:10 p.m. 

Two of the squad cars "crashed into each other" at 22nd Avenue East and East 2nd Street. Assistant Chief Matt Markon says it was raining and the road surface was wet. 

Both of the officers were treated and released from the hospital. They suffered minor injuries and soreness from the impact and the airbag depolyment. The release says they were both wearing their seat belts. 

The officers had their squad lights and sirens activated during the time of the crash. The airbags deployed on the squad car that sustained front damage. The other car sustained damage to the back. 

The crash remains under investigation. 
 

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