Oakland police officer critically injured in accident

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An Oakland police officer is suffering from critical injuries after a crash Monday morning in the Port of Oakland area.

Around 2:49 a.m. the officer was responding to reports of a suspicious person in the area of 7th St. and Middle Harbor Rd.

The officer was in the 1900 block of Middle Harbor when the patrol car reportedly crashed into another car and then into a semi-truck. 

“The officer was extricated by the Oakland Fire Department and taken to a local hospital and is listed in critical condition,” officials said.

No one else was injured in the incident.

The officer hurt has been identified as 22-year-old Jordan Wingate. He has been with Oakland police since 2013, started as a Police Cadet.

Wingate has been an officer with the department since 2017.

Stay with KRON4 for updates.

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