Crash with Reno police SUV injures officer, car passenger

August 27, 2018

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A car collided with a Reno police vehicle near the Washoe County Jail, injuring a police officer and a passenger in the other car.

The Nevada Highway Patrol says the police SUV was traveling southbound on Virginia Street Sunday afternoon when a Toyota Corolla attempted to make a left turn at a flashing yellow light near the Bonanza Casino.

The car turned in front of the SUV, which hit the Toyota on the passenger side.

The officer suffered minor injuries. The patrol says the injuries to the other passenger did not appear to be life-threatening.

The patrol is investigating.

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