Md. officer driving to work seriously injured in collision with suspected impaired driver

Photos show the damage to both vehicles. The officer suffered severe life-threatening injuries and remains at the hospital in serious but stable condition

By Katia Parks
The Aegis, Bel Air, Md.

ABERDEEN, Md. — An off-duty Aberdeen police officer was seriously injured after his vehicle was struck head-on while he was driving to work Sunday morning.

Just after 4 a.m., acting Cpl. James Haddix was driving to work from his home in Delaware when a suspected impaired driver crashed into his vehicle on Christiana Parkway in Newark, Delaware, according to the Aberdeen Police Department's Facebook post.

Both vehicles were badly damaged. Haddix suffered severe life-threatening injuries and was transported to Christiana Hospital, where he remains in serious but stable condition, the post said.

The Newark Police Department is handling the investigation.


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