Crash involving off-duty officer, another vehicle under investigation

Crash involving off-duty officer, another vehicle under investigation

SEATTLE — An off-duty Seattle police officer who was driving their own car was involved in a collision with another vehicle near a group of protesters, police said.

At about 12:01 a.m. Saturday, on-duty officers were called to Boren Avenue and Olive Way to investigate.

Investigators said the off-duty officer reported that they were attempting to drive through an opening in a crowd of protesters when their vehicle was surrounded. Another vehicle then struck the off-duty officer’s car.

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No injuries were reported.

The crash was referred to the Office of Police Accountability for review.

The crash is not related to a crash involving two protesters who were struck by a driver on I-5.