Raleigh police officer injured after head-on crash with pickup at intersection in Wake County.
A marked Raleigh police vehicle was involved in a head-on crash with a pickup truck Monday morning at Poole and St. George roads, and crash investigators closed Poole Road.
The police officer was taken to WakeMed Hospital in Raleigh, but was not believed to have suffered life-threatening injuries, a police spokesman said.
The condition of the pickup truck driver was not immediately known.
The police department’s Crash Reconstruction Unit went to the scene to establish what had happened in the 10:07 a.m. accident.
Police were directing traffic to detours around the scene, and police suggested that people avoid the area if possible.