WHITTIER (CNS) – A sheriff’s deputy was injured in a traffic accident this morning in the unincorporated area of Whittier.

The accident occurred about 2:20 a.m. at Washington Boulevard and Duchess Drive when a motorist attempted to make a left turn and collided with the deputy’s vehicle as he traveled westbound on Washington Boulevard, according to Deputy Tracy Koerner of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

The deputy was transported to a hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the other car and a passenger in that car were not injured, Koerner said.

The California Highway Patrol investigated the crash, he said.


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