A West Hollywood Sheriff’s SUV involved traffic collision shut down the intersection of Santa Blvd and San Vicente Blvd on Tuesday Morning. The West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station released an advisory message warning community members of traffic alerts in the area and adviced commuters to take an alternate route during the road closure while LASD conducted an investigation.
“West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station advising of a temporary road closure at Santa Monica Blvd and San Vicente Blvd, West Hollywood,” reads the alert. “A deputy involved traffic collision occurred. The intersection in all directions will be closed to conduct an investigation. AVOID the area, traffic will be effected in surrounding areas.”
According to reports, at approximately 5 a.m., the car collision involved a sheriff’s department SUV and another vehicle. The sheriff’s department SUV was disabled in the middle of the intersection, while the other vehicle was pushed to the edge, nearly resting on the sidewalk, displaying noticeable front-end damage.
Both the deputy and the other individual involved in the collision were transported to a hospital, and preliminary reports indicate that their injuries were not severe, as stated by a representative from the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station.
The department confirmed that no crimes were committed during the crash.
the investigation concluded around 9:45 a.m. and the intersection opened to traffic.
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West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station polices the City of West Hollywood and the unincorporated communities of Franklin Canyon, Universal City (which includes Universal Theme Park, Studios, and Citywalk), and the Federal Enclave in West Los Angeles.