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Police officer injured following hit-and-run collision

For Immediate Release: 14-Sep-2022 @ 10:55 PM
MRU #: TR220021

The Edmonton Police Service (EPS) Major Collision Investigations Section (MCIS) is investigating after a police officer was struck by a motorcycle in southwest Edmonton this evening.

At approximately 7:15 p.m. today, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022, EPS Major Collision Investigations Section officers were conducting traffic enforcement in a construction zone in the area of Terwillegar Drive northbound and 37 Avenue when a member was struck by a red Honda motorcycle. The officer was attempting to direct the motorcycle to pull over when he was hit. The motorcycle then fled the scene northbound on Terwillegar Drive.

EMS responded, treated and transported the officer to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries where he remains.

An alternate MCIS team is currently investigating and is asking anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has information on the motorcycle to contact police.

The motorcycle is described as a red 2005-2006 Honda CBR 600RR with gold rims. Photos are included below.

Terwillegar Drive between Rabbit Hill Road and 40 Avenue remains closed at this time as the investigation continues. Motorists are asked to please avoid the area and seek alternate routes

Speed is considered a factor in this collision.

Anyone with information about this collision or the motorcycle involved is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.p3tips.com/250.

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For media inquiries please contact the EPS Media Relations Unit at
780-421-3551.

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