Police: Officer accidentally ran over man lying in Tacoma street

TACOMA — A police officer accidentally ran over a man who was lying in the street early Saturday morning, according to Tacoma police.

crimesceneThe officer was patrolling for car prowlers near 6th Avenue and North Fife Street around 1:20 a.m. Officer Loretta Cool said the officer “was going very slowly” and didn’t see the man.

The 22-year-old victim is listed in critical condition at St. Joseph Medical Center.

Police said the officer is off-duty but will not be placed on administrative leave because this was an accident.

No further details were released.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


Related Stories