News: Driver strikes police car after running stop sign

TAMPA, FL – A driver ran a stop sign and struck a patrol car in a downtown Tampa intersection on Tuesday morning.

The accident occurred at West Cleveland Street and South Dakota Avenue around 6:17 a.m., according to News Channel 8.

While the officer was not injured, he was transported to a local hospital as a precautionary measure. It is unclear if the other driver was hurt, though it was reported they refused treatment.

Investigations into the crash are ongoing.

Stop signs and traffic lights are in place to keep drivers safe. When someone runs a stop sign or light, they are not only breaking the law but putting other people in jeopardy. If you or a loved one were injured due to someone’s reckless driving, then you might be entitled to compensation. A Tampa Car Crash Attorney at Kemp, Ruge and Green Law Group will fight on your behalf for maximum possible compensation. Call us today at 727-645-0769 to request your free consultation.

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