Pedestrian struck by HPD patrol vehicle, officer not on leave

A woman was sent to the hospital Sunday evening after being struck by an HPD patrol vehicle
A woman was sent to the hospital Sunday evening after being struck by an HPD patrol vehicle(WHSV)
Published: Apr. 10, 2022 at 7:35 PM EDT
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HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - The Harrisonburg police officer who hit a woman in a police cruiser over the weekend is not on administrative leave.

A woman was struck by a Harrisonburg Police patrol SUV Sunday evening around 5:30 p.m. The incident happened at the corner of West Wolfe Street and North Liberty Street.

According to Harrisonburg Police Captain Jason Kidd, an officer in a Ford Explorer patrol vehicle was making a turn and made contact with the female victim at a low speed. The 44-year-old woman was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The victim’s name has not been released. This is all of the information that’s been released at this time. The incident is under investigation.

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