Edmond Police Motorcycle Officer Taken To Hospital In Critical Condition Following Crash

An Edmond police motorcycle officer was injured following a pursuit Friday afternoon.

Friday, September 23rd 2022, 2:52 pm

By: News 9


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An Edmond police motorcycle officer was injured following a pursuit Friday afternoon.

The injury happened on South Boulevard near Smiling Hill Boulevard.

Officials said the officer was transported by EMSA to a local hospital in critical condition.

Edmond Police Spokeswoman Emily Ward said the officer opened his eyes as he was being loaded into the ambulance.

Related: Law Enforcement Identifies Suspect, Officer In Edmond Crash

At least one person was handcuffed by police before they were taken into another ambulance.

The suspect was identified as 24-year-old Garrett Trammell. Edmond police identified the officer as Joseph Wells. Wells is a 16-year veteran of the department.

The incident started as a pursuit with a suspected DUI driver who struck multiple vehicles. The driver made a U-turn and crashed into the officer.

Oklahoma City police will lead the investigation on the crash because the crash was in OKC city limits.

This is a developing story.

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