Pr. George's officer injured in crash
Update, 8:51 p.m.:
A Prince George's County police cruiser and a civilian vehicle collided in the Bowie area Wednesday night, sending an officer and a person from the car to the hospital for check-ups.
The accident happened at Mission Drive and Greenbelt Road about 6:45 p.m., said Cpl. Evan Baxter, a spokesman. An officer and a person in the car were taken to hospitals for a check-up, but no serious injuries were reported.
It was not clear whether the marked police cruiser had the lights and sirens working at the time of the crash, Baxter said.
A Prince George's County police officer was injured Wednesday night in a police-car crash, officials said.
The accident happened near the intersection of Mission Drive and Greenbelt Road about 6:45 p.m., said Cpl. Evan Baxter, a spokesman. The officer, who not identified, was taken to a hospital, but officials were unclear about the officer's condition.
It was not immediately clear what the police cruiser struck or what happened during the incident.
| February 23, 2011; 7:56 PM ET
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