Officer-involved crash at Grande & Broadway

Officer-involved crash at Grande & Broadway

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Just after noon on Wednesday, a Tyler Police officer responding to a 911 call was involved in a collision.

While crossing through the intersection of Grande Blvd. and S. Broadway Ave. with her lights and sirens on, Officer Kerri Long was struck by a pickup truck.

The officer, traveling southbound on Broadway, was struck on her passenger side by a pickup driving east on Grande.

The driver of the pickup was released at the scene, and Officer Long was transported to ETMC where she was treated for minor injuries.

At the same location, another accident occurred involving three more vehicles.

A vehicle stopped in response to the officer's collision and was struck from behind by another vehicle. That vehicle was in turn, struck from behind by a third vehicle.

The driver in the first vehicle of the second collision was send to a local hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

All of the accidents are under investigation by the Tyler Police Department.

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