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March 06, 2013
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DC motorcycle cop hit by car, gets to hospital 1 hour later

A vehicle hit the officer on patrol and kept going, leaving him to wait for help nearly 20 minutes

ABC 7 News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A MPD officer struck in a hit-and-run had to wait nearly 20 minutes before an ambulance arrived on scene.

A vehicle struck the MPD officer just after 6:30 p.m. at 46th and A streets SE. When the call was dispatched, D.C. said they had no available EMS units to send.

An ambulance from Prince George's County was dispatched, arriving to the scene at 6:52 p.m. Nearly an hour passed between the time the officer was struck and his arrival time at MedStar Washington Hospital.

Full Story: Officer struck in Southeast Washington






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