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July 19, 2016 8:57 am

Oficer Evan Doyle
Public Information Officer
Port Orange Police Department 
Case# 160006387                                                                                                       

PORT ORANGE OFFICER STRUCK BY FLEEING VEHCILE

At approximately 3:30 a.m. this morning, a Port Orange Police Officer was struck by a fleeing vehicle while attempting to deploy a tire deflation device on Madeline Ave. near the intersection of Clyde Morris Blvd. The Officer has been transported to Halifax Hospital - Daytona Beach in stable condition with multiple non-life threatening injuries. The driver, a 16 y/o Daytona Beach resident, was arrested after crashing near the intersection of Ridgewood Ave. and Nova Rd. in Port Orange, FL.

Moments earlier, while on patrol at The Pavilion at Port Orange, an officer observed what appeared to be a suspicious vehicle and attempted to make a traffic stop. The driver of the vehicle then proceeded to flee at a high rate of speed (est. 80-100+ mph) throughout the city of Port Orange. Multiple criminal charges are pending at this time…

The Port Orange Police Department would like to thank the surrounding agencies for their assistance!

For additional information, please contact Public Information Officer Evan Doyle at 386-506-5822 or at edoyle@port-orange.org.

 

Volusia County Sheriff's Office

Administrative offices: West Volusia 386-736-5961 Daytona Beach 386-254-4689 New Smyrna Beach 386-423-3352

Non-emergency dispatch numbers: DeLand 386-943-8276 Daytona Beach 386-239-8276 New Smyrna Beach 386-409-8276 Osteen 407-323-0151

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