A Las Vegas police officer was injured Monday morning in a crash in the west valley, the Metropolitan Police Department said.
At about 11:20 a.m., officers responded to reports of a crash on the 5700 block of South Rainbow Boulevard, near West Russell Road, Metro spokeswoman Laura Meltzer said. A marked Metro vehicle had crashed with another car, injuring a police officer.
The officer was taken to University Medical Center. The injuries were not life-threatening, Metro spokesman Larry Hadfield said.
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