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Impaired driver causes crash involving LVMPD vehicle

Posted at 11:49 AM, Jul 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-16 15:37:30-04

A Las Vegas police officer was hurt after police say an impaired driver ran a red light at an intersection Saturday morning.

The crash happened just before 2 a.m. at the intersection of Blue Diamond Road and Decatur Boulevard. Police said the impaired driver ran the red light and hit another vehicle, which then crashed into a Las Vegas police patrol car.

At least three, including the officer, were hurt but are expected to be OK. The officer has been released from the hospital.