SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A driver got out and ran after running a stop sign and crashing into a California Highway Patrol officer’s vehicle in Sacramento, officers say.
The incident happened near 18th and V streets early Thursday morning.READ MORE: 'Fundamentally Undemocratic': Democratic Lawmakers Push For Recall Reform
CHP says an officer was patrolling the area when a black sedan ran a stop sign and crashed into a patrol car, sending it into other cars parked nearby.East Sacramento Intersection Transforming Into Sac State ‘University Village’
The driver got out and ran away from the scene, CHP says. The driver was later found and arrested a short time later.
CHP has not released the name of the driver at this point.
The officer was taken to the hospital after the crash but has since been treated and released for minor injuries.MORE NEWS: Hamilton Debuts In Sacramento Bringing Thousands To New Performing Arts Center
Investigators shut down the area for a time, but streets were back open by 6 a.m.