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A Police officer drove through a red traffic light and crashed into a youth in Hamilton

27 June 2023

The Authority oversaw a Police investigation into a Police officer who crashed into a youth who was crossing a road on his push scooter.

The officer was responding to an emergency call, and drove through a red traffic light with lights and sirens activated. The Police car hit the youth, who suffered a broken elbow.

The officer subsequently pleaded guilty to a traffic offence.

The Authority agrees with the findings of the Police investigation, and the outcome of the subsequent employment process.

IPCA: 22-15877

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