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Louisiana police officer injured in head-on crash with truck

November 19, 2019 GMT

CENTRAL, La. (AP) — Authorities in Louisiana say a police officer has been injured in a head-on crash with another driver.

A Baton Rouge police spokesman told news outlets that the officer was in her patrol car when she and the other driver, who was in a Ford truck, collided Monday afternoon. Neither suffered serious injuries, but Central Fire Department said in a Facebook post that they did have to use “extrication equipment” to free one of the drivers.

Baton Rouge police spokesman Don Coppola said the officer was taken to a hospital for evaluation. WAFB reports the other driver refused medical treatment.

Central Police are investigating.