Puyallup Police officer hit by truck while responding to another crash

Photo credit: Puyallup Police

A Puyallup Police officer was on his way to a car crash when he himself was hit by a pickup truck.

Authorities closed off 37th Avenue and South Meridian Street to investigate the crash.

An officer was driving a patrol truck, lights and sirens on, responding to a call of an injury crash blocking the road. When he crossed the intersection, police say another driver crashed into him.

According to Puyallup Police, the officer is still waiting to be seen at the ER, and there is no word on his condition. No one else was hurt in the crash.

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