Officer collision near campus

Santa Monica College Police Department motor officer Albert Echeverria was in an on-duty collision near the Airport Arts campus Tuesday morning, according to a press release from SMCPD Chief Albert Vasquez.

Echeverria was on the 2800 block of Airport Way when he entered into a collision at 9:15 a.m.

SMCPD Sgt. Mark Kessler was called in to take his place.

Echeverria was transported to Reagan Medical Center in Westwood, where his injuries were treated.

The press release stated that Echeverria should have been released from the hospital by Tuesday evening.

Details about the collision are pending as the investigation is ongoing.

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