At 6:51 pm Tuesday, an Oakley Police officer was injured in a vehicle crash at Main Street and Empire in the City of Oakley.
According to Battalion 5, one occupant in a vehicle was trapped inside for a short period of time before he was freed and additional fire resources were on scene. The male driver was transported by AMR to a local hospital. His injuries were unknown.
The officer injured his knee after he hit the dashboard due to the impact of the crash. No further information was made available and Oakley Police are investigating the incident.
According to Oakley Police Chief Eric Christensen, the officer is expected to recover having sustained both a broken ankle and wrist and will be on desk duty until he recovers.