A California Highway Patrol officer was struck by a vehicle while conducting a traffic stop on the 10 Freeway in the San Gabriel area Sunday, officials said.
The officer’s vehicle was hit on the westbound lanes near New Avenue shortly before 1:30 p.m., according to CHP. No information was available on the officer’s condition.
Video from the crash site showed a car laying on its side, on top of a CHP cruiser that appeared to have been pushed against the rear of a third vehicle.
Officers could be seen diverting traffic on the busy highway as workers with a tow truck responded to the scene.
The collision resulted in the closure of four freeway lanes until about 3:15 p.m., according to CHP.
The crash remains under investigation and no further details were available.