Costa Mesa Police Patrol Car Accident at Baker Street and Fairview Road Injured 2 Victims
Costa Mesa, California (January 23, 2020) – Two victims were injured in a traffic accident involving a Costa Mesa police car in Costa Mesa at approximately 6:50 a.m. on Thursday.
According to the Costa Mesa Police Department, the two-vehicle collision took place at Baker Street and Fairview Road.
The accident involved the Costa Mesa police cruiser responding to an emergency call and a sedan driven by a male party.
The primary report indicated that for unknown reasons, the sedan hit the patrol car that was heading into the intersection to clear it.
Both the sedan driver and the female police officer were rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries sustained in the wreck.
Officials affirmed that the accident did not result in major injuries.
The crash resulted in the closure of the intersection up to about 8:45 a.m.
The accident remains under an active investigation.