BPD K-9 unit involved in collision on Kitsap Way Tuesday

Civilian driver sustained blood on his forehead and K-9 was taken to vet for precautionary reasons

A Bremerton Police K-9 unit was involved in a vehicle collision Tuesday afternoon on Kitsap Way while on the way to an emergency call.

Only minor injuries were reported by the driver of the civilian vehicle, according to Aaron Elton of the Bremerton Police Department. Both the BPD officer and the K-9 are reported to be fine, although the K-9 was transported to a veterinarian for precautionary reasons.

The collision occurred when a 72-year-0ld male, westbound on Kitsap Way, attempted to turn his 2004 red Mustang into a Walgreens before being struck by the police car.

Washington State Patrol took over the investigation as the collision involved a city police vehicle, according to Elton.

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