One injured in crash involving Reno Police Officer

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SUN VALLEY, NV (KOLO) - One person was taken to a hospital following a crash involving a Reno Police Officer.

It happened around 4:10PM Monday, July 22, 2019 at the intersection of E. 5th Avenue and Sun Valley Boulevard.

The Washoe County Sheriff's Office says the officer was going through the intersection on a green light, when a driver headed in the opposite direction turned in front of him, hitting the officer's patrol car. The officer's car then hit a third vehicle.

The officer was not injured, according to the sheriff's office. But another person sustained unknown injuries.

E. 5th Ave. at Sun Valley Blvd. was closed for the investigation, but has since reopened.

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