SANTA ANA (CBSLA) — A Santa Ana police officer was rushed to a hospital Monday morning after another car apparently running a red light slammed into his patrol vehicle.
The crash happened at about 1:30 a.m. at Civic Center and Main Street, about a mile from the Santa Ana Police Department. The officer was on patrol at the time of the crash.READ MORE: Woman, 4 Children Killed In Shooting At Lancaster Home
The unidentified officer was taken to a hospital to get checked out, but the department says he is OK and is expected to be released shortly.READ MORE: Hollywood Christmas Parade Makes Triumphant Return To Streets of LA
The other driver was not injured in the crash, but was given a sobriety test and passed. Police say the driver, who has not yet been cited, admitted to running a red light.MORE NEWS: BTS Kicks Off Second Of 4 Shows At SoFi Stadium In Inglewood
The intersection was cleared before 5 a.m.