2 officers hospitalized after driver runs red light, hits police car in West L.A.

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Two officers were transported to the hospital after a traffic collision in Sawtelle on July 22, 2020. (KTLA)

Two officers were transported to the hospital after a traffic collision in Sawtelle on July 22, 2020. (KTLA)

Two officers were taken to a hospital after a traffic collision in Los Angeles Wednesday night, officials said.

Police received a called around 8:37 p.m. about an officer-involved crash on Santa Monica Boulevard and Butler Avenue in the Sawtelle neighborhood.

Authorities arrived to find that a driver ran a red light and hit a police car, said Los Angeles Police Department spokesperson Lizeth Lomeli.

Footage from the scene showed the airbags of a white sedan had been deployed and the hood of the car appeared to be damaged.

The driver who struck the patrol car was being issued a sobriety test at the scene.

No information was available on the conditions of the two officers transported to the hospital.

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