At Least 10 Law Enforcement Recruits Hit by a Vehicle During Morning Run in Whittier, California


At least 10 recruits with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department were struck by a vehicle early Wednesday morning, according to reports (ABC7 Los Angeles). YouTube Tips ⓘ

Police from Whittier, California and firefighters and paramedics from Los Angeles County Fire Department responded about 6:29 a.m. PT, Wednesday, November 16, 2022 to a report that about 10 recruits from the Los Angeles County Sheriffs department were injured after they were struck by a gray crossover SUV during an early morning run near Mills Avenue and Trumball Street and Telegraph Road in Whittier California. The vehicle also hit a light pole.

Triage zones were set up on the street with red, yellow and green zones. Several of the victims were reported to be in critical condition.

The driver was taken into custody at the scene.

The LA County S.T.A.R.S. Explorer Training Academy police training center is a short distance away. Los Angeles County Fire Station 96 is also located immediately near the scene.

A vehicle struck sheriff’s recruits running in Whittier, California, on Wednesday morning, leaving at least 11 people in critical condition and more questions than answers about what happened. The suspected driver is reportedly in custody but no other additional information has been released (liveNOW from Fox). YouTube Tips ⓘ


The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.

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