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East County News Service

November 5, 2019 (Spring Valley) --  A deputy from the Lemon Grove Sheriff station was involved in a single vehicle collision yesterday morning around 8:23 a.m. in Spring Valley.

According to Sergeant Z. Sanchez, the deputy was responding with lights and sirens activated to  assist another deputy with an occupied stolen vehicle. While traveling southbound on Bancroft Drive, the deputy struck a utility pole near the intersection of Kenwood Drive.

He was transported to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The collision did not occur during a pursuit, Sgt. Sanchez told ECM. 

The driver of the vehicle was taken into custody. 


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