SAPD officer injured in crash dies

Officer died Saturday from injuries in Dec. 10 wreck

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An SAPD officer has died from injuries he received in a car crash December 10.

The department Saturday evening confirmed the death of Officer Edrees Mukhtar.

Police say he died at University Hospital just before 4:30 Saturday afternoon.

Mukhtar had been at University since crashing his patrol car en route to a call early on Dec. 10.

After that crash a department spokesman said it appeared Mukhtar had hit a wet spot in the road on Medical Dr. near Horizon Hill.

His car hit a curb and a truck before slamming into a tree.

The department says Mukhtar was 28 years old and had been an officer since May 2011.

No funeral details had yet been announced.


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