Police: Long Beach officer seriously injured in crash

A Long Beach police officer was seriously injured early Monday, June 23, 2014, when his marked patrol unit was struck by a car that ran a red light, officials said. A police spokesman said the officer was "lucky to be alive" and said air bags in the vehicle helped prevent more serious injuries. (Credit: Jim Staubitser)

A Long Beach police officer was seriously injured early Monday, June 23, 2014, when his marked patrol unit was struck by a car that ran a red light, officials said. A police spokesman said the officer was

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