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1 sent to hospital after Friday collision with Edmonton police van; 111 other crashes reported

One person was taken to hospital after a collision between an SUV and a marked police van on Feb. 12, 2021. Morris Gamblin/Global News

There were 112 collisions reported to Edmonton police on Friday, including a crash between a police van and an SUV that sent a civilian to hospital.

According to the Edmonton Police Service, the collision occurred at around 12:40 p.m. at the intersection of 115 Avenue and 82 Street.

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While police didn’t say how serious the collision was, they did say the driver was taken to hospital as a precaution.

A police officer suffered a minor injury, a news release said.

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The collision closed the intersection for a few hours while police investigated. It reopened around 4:30 p.m.

Of the 112 collisions reported between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m., 16 were hit-and-runs, nine involved injuries and the remaining 87 resulted in damage.

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