STOCKTON (CBS13) — A California Highway Patrol officer was injured in a crash Monday while trying to catch speeding drivers south of Stockton.
The CHP says the officer was behind the metal guard rail on Highway 99 holding a radar gun when two cars suddenly braked. One of the vehicles, a Toyota Highlander, flipped and hit the officer.READ MORE: Suspect In November 2020 Sacramento County Apartment Shooting That Left 2 Dead Arrested In Las Vegas
He was taken to the hospital and is expected to be okay.READ MORE: Chase Ends In Deputy-Involved Shooting Near Modesto, 2 People Taken To Hospital
The driver of the Toyota was also hospitalized.MORE NEWS: Woman Dies After Fire At UC Davis’ Solano Park Housing Complex
Officials do not suspect drugs or alcohol were a factor in this crash. No arrests have been made.