Bio & Incident Details
Age: Not available
Tour: 25 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Vehicular assault
Incident Date: 7/21/1965
Suspect: Charged with manslaughter
Patrolman Sidney Crenshaw was struck by a vehicle during a traffic stop on West Colonial Drive on July 7, 1965. Patrolman Crenshaw had stopped to assist two other police officers with a vehicle stop.
As the driver of the vehicle stopped stepped out of the car another car traveling on West Colonial Drive struck all three officers and the civilian. The civilian was killed instantly. Patrolman Crenshaw was removed to the hospital where he died on November 22, 1966. The other two officers recovered from their injuries.
The driver of the vehicle that struck the officers was arrested and charged with manslaughter and careless driving.