Officer struck by vehicle
Kalamazoo, Michigan: On Monday, November 19, 2018, at approximately 12:15 p.m. Officers from Kalamazoo Public Safety were talking to citizens in the 600 block of Douglas Ave. A vehicle, attempting to avoid another vehicle, went over the curb and struck an officer who was walking on the sidewalk. Other officers who were nearby immediately began first aid on the injured officer. Officers were able to speak with drivers of both vehicles. Speed and alcohol do not appear to be factors in this crash.
The officer was transported to a hospital where he is being treated for his injuries. KDPS conducted a crash investigation related to this incident.
Anyone having information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 337-8139 or Silent Observer at 343-2100.
A press conference will be held at 3:30 pm at Kalamazoo Department Public Safety Headquarters.
Lt. Michael Treu
Date: May 3, 2018
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy. Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Matt Huber, Operations Division, 337-8142