A patrol officer went to the hospital with a broken hand after a three-vehicle crash in the northwest valley, Las Vegas police say.
The crash happened just after 5:30 p.m. at Torrey Pines and Vegas drives. A pickup truck ran a red light at the intersection and hit another vehicle, Lt. Mark Reddon said. The two cars spun through the intersection and hit a stopped Metro patrol car.
The patrol officer had a broken hand from the crash, and the pickup driver had what Reddon called a moderate head injury. Both were taken to University Medical Center.
The driver of the pickup may have been under the influence of alcohol, Reddon said. Police were still investigating at 6:15 p.m.
The intersection was partially closed while police investigated.
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