At roughly 12:32 pm Tuesday, an Antioch Police officer was involved in a two-car vehicle accident at Someville Road at Somerville Towne Center in Antioch.
According to Lt. Tammany Brooks, the police vehicle was traveling northbound and making a left turn into Somerville Towne Center and was struck by a Honda Civic driven by a 29-year-old Martinez resident.
The male driver of the vehicle refused medical attention while the police officer was transported to a local hospital for a complaint of pain. No further details were released about the officer involved or condition.
Update 5:33 pm:
According to Antioch PD: A 29 year old Martinez resident, who was traveling southbound, failed to stop at the red signal light and collided with the officer’s patrol car. The officer was transported by ambulance to Kaiser Hospital where she was treated and released with minor injuries. The other involved party refused medical treatment and was released from the scene with a citation.
Photos provided by: Joshua Smith, Russ Gaefe, J.R. Penaranda and Marueen Baughman