Deputy injured when padlock hits windshield of sheriff’s vehicle traveling on Highway 57 in Diamond Bar – Press Telegram


A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy was injured while driving on Highway 57 in Diamond Bar on Wednesday evening, April 27, after a padlock struck and damaged the windshield of a sheriff’s vehicle , according to the sheriff’s department.

The incident happened around 7:05 p.m. Wednesday on northbound Highway 57 near Pathfinder Road, said Deputy Miguel Meza-Palomo, a spokesman for the sheriff’s department. Two Metrolink deputies were driving when the lock came from a vehicle traveling southbound on 57, the sheriff’s department said.

“(A deputy) saw the vehicle throw something at their vehicle,” Meza-Palomo said.

The impact “shattered” the windshield and shards of glass injured the deputy, Meza-Palomo said. It was not immediately known which MP was injured or the extent of his injuries.

No suspicious information was available, Meza-Palomo said.

The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident, Deputy David Yoo said.


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