TAMPA, Fla. — Two Tampa Police officers were injured in a crash Wednesday night while responding to a call for service.
According to TPD, at 10:45 p.m. the officers were responding to a call when they swerved to avoid traffic entering their lane of travel. The cruiser struck a tree near E. Martin Luther King and N. Suwanee Avenue.
The officer and his passenger, a reserve officer, were transported to the hospital with injuries, as a result. Both officers have been released from the hospital.
A bicyclist, identified as Michael Harris, 31, traveling eastbound on E. Martin Luther King was also struck as a result of the crash, and was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.