CHP Officer Injured in Apparent Traffic Collison in Century City: Report

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A California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer was injured in Century City following a traffic collision with a FedEx van Monday morning.

Los Angeles firefighters tended to the injured officer after the crash was reported around 9:48 a.m. near the intersection of Century Park East and Santa Monica Boulevard.

The FedEx van had significant damage on the passenger side. Witnesses were being interviewed by Los Angeles police officers.

One witness told NBC4 that the FedEx van was turning on a green left-turn arrow when the officer ran through a red light and collided with the van. LAPD was handling the crash investigation.

Santa Monica Boulevard was shut down while the investigation was underway. The roadway was reopened around noon.

Aerial footage showed the officer being put in an ambulance and taken to a hospital. He suffered minor to moderate injuries.

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