Fort Lauderdale Officer Hurt in Crash While Responding to Bank Robbery

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  • Officials did not release any information about the officer’s condition or any other injuries as a result.

A Fort Lauderdale police officer was hospitalized after a crashing into another vehicle while responding to a bank robbery Thursday morning.

The crash happened at around 9:15 a.m. in the area of 4800 North Federal Highway while the officer was driving to Tropical Financial Credit Union nearby to respond a robbery call.

Police said the other car involved in the crash was stopped at a stop sign and tried to cross over three lanes to make a U-turn.

Footage from Chopper 6 showed the police vehicle on the opposite side of the road with heavy damage to the front of the car.

Officials say the officer was taken to an area hospital with possible injuries but did not release information on any other cars involved.

No arrests have been made in the bank robbery.

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