Officer, Police Dog Injured in Crash on Carrillo Street at De La Vina Street [SANTA BARBARA, CA]

Officer, Police Dog Injured in Crash on Carrillo Street at De La Vina Street [SANTA BARBARA, CA]

Officer, Police Dog Injured in Crash on Carrillo Street at De La Vina Street [SANTA BARBARA, CA]

Injuries Sustained in Santa Barbara Police Car Crash

SANTA BARBARA, CA (July 10, 2020) – Two people and a police dog sustained injuries in a two-vehicle crash on Carrillo Street at De La Vina Street Saturday night.
According to the Santa Barbara police, the accident involved one of their officers and his K9 partner named Murdock.
At around 7:25 p.m. on Saturday, the officer and the K9 were riding in a police SUV westbound on Carrillo Street. The police car reportedly had its lights and siren on as it was responding to an urgent incident.
As the police car entered the intersection of De La Vina Street, it was hit by a car traveling on De La Vina Street. The police vehicle spun around, hit a tree, and then finally stopped in the center median of the road.
Firefighters removed the officer from the police SUV. Emergency personnel transported the officer to Cottage Hospital with moderate injuries.
Meanwhile, a former K9 officer removed Murdock, the K9, from the back of the police car. The dog was subsequently taken to VCA Care Emergency Animal Hospital by the police.
The driver, and sole occupant of the private vehicle, received treatment at Cottage Hospital for minor injuries.
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