A special law enforcement officer with the Longport Police Department was taken to the hospital after his parked car was plowed into by a vehicle driven by a Margate woman.

The accident happened Friday afternoon at Atlantic and Evergreen Avenues.

According to Longport Police, SLEO II Matthew Long  was sitting in the  the police vehicle while it was parked. It was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by Alana Farr. Police say an investigation determined she was speeding.

Both Long and Farr were taken to the hospital, treated for injuries and released.

The incident remains under investigation.

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On October 16, 2020 at approximately 1:20 pm, a Longport Police vehicle was struck while...

Posted by Longport Police Department on Friday, October 16, 2020

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