Helicopter lands on National Mall to transport officer injured by fleeing car

U.S. Park Police helicopter lands on the National Mall

A helicopter landed on the National Mall in D.C. on Wednesday to transport a U.S. Park Police officer who was hurt by a fleeing car.

It happened on Wednesday around noon near 12th Street. Park Police said the officer was hurt by a “vehicle fleeing a traffic stop.” Anyone with information should contact Park Police at 202-610-7505.

The officer has injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening. Police said there is no danger to the public.

Below is the area where it happened.

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Abigail Constantino

Abigail Constantino started her journalism career writing for a local newspaper in Fairfax County, Virginia. She is a graduate of American University and The George Washington University.

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