Motorcycle officer dies after multi-vehicle collision in SW Edmond
Posted on Tuesday, July 19th, 2022 at 11:02 pm
OKLAHOMA COUNTY, OK — A motorcycle officer with the Edmond Police Department was fatally hurt Tuesday afternoon in a multi-vehicle crash near southwest Edmond, reports KOCO.
The fatal accident happened on the Broadway Extension at Comfort Drive, between 33rd Street and Memorial Road, near the Oklahoma City-Edmond line. It was first reported shortly after 3:00 p.m.
Edmond Police did not disclose the circumstances behind the crash, but the officer was rushed by ambulance to a local hospital.
By 4:50 p.m., officials confirmed the patient had died from his injuries.
The accident created a heavy traffic backup on Broadway Extension following the crash and during the response.
No further information has been shared at this time.
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