Des Moines Police Officer Hurt in On-Duty Crash

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DES MOINES, Iowa — A Des Moines police officer is recovering in the hospital after being injured in a traffic accident.

Officer Mark Chapman was knocked unconscious in a crash on Scott Street Wednesday morning.

Police say Chapman was responding to a call when he crashed into another vehicle in the intersection of Scott and Southeast 15th Street. The other driver wasn’t hurt.

Police are still investigating the accident and part of that involves reviewing dash camera video to determine who was at fault.