Update: Concord Police Officer Recovering From Major Injuries After Crash

September 7, 2018 Updated: September 7, 2018

A Concord police officer who suffered major injuries in a crash with another vehicle in Santa Cruz on September 5 afternoon is recovering on September 6, according to the California Highway Patrol and the Concord Police Department.

The collision occurred at 3:18 p.m. at the intersection of Ocean Street and Broadway.

A 35-year-old Concord police officer suffered major injuries in the crash, CHP spokeswoman Officer Trista Drake said.

Concord police said on September 6 that detectives and officers with their department were in the Santa Cruz area looking for a suspect with an outstanding arrest warrant.

They located the individual in question and were in the process of taking him into custody when a 30-year-old Santa Cruz woman crashed a 2001 Honda into a police vehicle.

Alcohol and drugs are not believed to be factors in the crash, according to the CHP.

Additional information about the investigation that brought Concord police to Santa Cruz was not immediately available.

By Dan McMenamin and DB.

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