Melbourne Police Officer Injured in Vehicle Crash During Lights and Siren In-Progress Call for Service
By Space Coast Daily // March 15, 2022
officer sustained multiple, non-life-threatening injuries; civilian driver sustained minor injuries
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – A Melbourne Police patrol officer suffered multiple non-life-threatening injuries after being involved in a crash with a civilian on the East Eau Gallie Bridge on Monday night.
According to Melbourne Police Officer Shaun Hill, a Melbourne patrol officer was responding with lights and sirens activated to an in-progress call for service on Monday night at approximately 9:56 p.m.
“While driving westbound on the East Eau Gallie bridge a vehicle pulled out in front of the officer, causing the officer to strike the vehicle, the crash caused severe damage to both vehicles,” said Officer Hill.
“The officer sustained multiple, non-life-threatening, injuries and the civilian driver sustained minor injuries.”
Florida Highway Patrol Troopers responded to the scene to conduct the investigation.