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    Officer Involved in Crash Responding to Altercation

    A police officer was injured when he crashed his vehicle while responding to a disturbance on Friday afternoon in Lawrence, Massachusetts.

    (Published Friday, Nov. 9, 2018)

    A police officer was injured when he crashed his vehicle while responding to a disturbance on Friday afternoon in Lawrence, Massachusetts.

    Police said officers responded to a report of a disturbance at the intersection of Marston and Canal streets at 2:10 p.m.

    Authorities said there was some sort of an altercation between an adult male and two teenagers -- ages 16 and 17. The teens fled the scene and were then involved in a crash nearby. No injuries were reported.

    Police said a Lawrence police detective who was responding to the scene was also involved in a crash. He and the driver of the other vehicle involved were taken to Lawrence General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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    The man who was involved in the altercation with the teens was taken into custody.

    The investigation is ongoing and police said no other information was available.

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