Lake Oswego police officers rushed to hospital after driver runs red light

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LAKE OSWEGO, OR (KPTV) - A Lake Oswego police officer was rushed to an area hospital after someone ran a red light and hit the officer’s patrol car.

The crash occurred Thursday evening on Boones Ferry Road near Bryant Road. Bryant Road was temporarily closed in the area.

The officer had to be cut out of the wreckage. Authorities have not provided details about the officer’s injuries. 

A police dog was also in the patrol car at the time of the crash. The dog was taken to a veterinarian as a precaution, according to authorities.

The extent of the other driver’s injuries is unknown.

The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office is taking over the investigation.

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