Deputy crashes while responding to report of carjacking
SPRING VALLEY, Calif. — A sheriff’s deputy suffered superficial injuries Monday in a solo traffic accident near the intersection of state Route 94 and SR-125.
The patrolman had his emergency lights and siren activated in response to a reported sighting of an occupied stolen car when he got into the crash on southbound Bancroft Drive near Kenwood Drive in Spring Valley shortly before 8:30 a.m., according to sheriff’s officials.
Medics took the deputy to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries, Sgt. Zheath Sanchez said.
The cause of the accident was under investigation.