Police officer involved in Tigard crash
A Tigard police officer was involved in a traffic crash that briefly closed Pacific Highway Thursday morning.
According to Tigard Police, the unnamed officer was on a routine patrol near Pacific Highway and Gaarde Street at about 9 a.m., when a Mercedes sedan traveling northbound Pacific Highway ran a red light and crashed into the patrol car as it crossed the intersection.
Police say the officer was taken to a local hospital for observation. The driver was cited for careless driving.
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