Oakland police officer critically injured in crash identified

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- Officials say Oakland Police Officer Jordan Wingate was responding to a call reporting a suspicious person near 7th Street and Middle Harbor in Oakland Monday when he collided with a car and a semi truck.

Oakland firefighters had to extract Wingate, who was later taken to a local hospital. He is currently still in critical condition. No others involved in the crash were injured.

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Wingate, 22, started his career with the Oakland Police Department in 2013 and was hired as a trainee in 2016. He later graduated from the department's 176th Basic Academy in 2017 and is assigned to the Patrol Division.

Officials say they are still investigating the incident.






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