TUCSON, Ariz. — A Tucson Police officer's patrol car was struck by a high-speeding vehicle Saturday evening.
TPD says the officer was in the patrol car at a red light when another vehicle rear-ended the patrol car.
The suspect fled the scene.
Officials say the incident happened at the intersection of Prince Road and Flowing Wells Road.
Perils of late night patrol--Last night, officer stopped at red light struck from behind by veh traveling at high speed. Suspect driver fled scene. Patrol veh trunk contents forced into passenger compartment. I'm grateful ofcr treated/released at scene given massive crash impact. pic.twitter.com/2qO5kFDH5n— Chris Magnus (@ChiefCMagnus) June 9, 2019
TPD says the officer was treated and released.
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