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Clark County school police officer injured in collision

A Clark County School District police officer was hospitalized after a Thursday morning crash in the east Las Vegas Valley.

The officer was responding to a report of a reckless driver that another officer radioed in just after 7 a.m., school district police said.

The officer was driving through the intersection of Pecos Road and Washington Avenue with his lights and siren on when his car was sideswiped at about 7:15 a.m., police said.

The officer was hospitalized at University Medical Center with survivable injuries.

Contact Blake Apgar at bapgar@reviewjournal.com or 702-387-5298. Follow @blakeapgar on Twitter.

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