Visalia Police Officer Involved in Crash


A Visalia police officer is now recovering after he was involved in a crash Sunday night.

Visalia police say the officer was driving on Mineral King and Bridge a little after 9:00 p.m. when a car going northbound on Bridge ran a red light and hit the officer's patrol car.

Both the officer and the driver were taken to the hospital and treated for minor injuries.

There is no word on whether the driver of the other car will be facing any charges.

Visalia Police confirm an officer was involved in a crash Sunday night.

It happened at Bridge Street and Mineral King Avenue. That's near the Visalia Convention Center.

A KMPH Fox 26 News viewer says it happened around 9:30 p.m.

At this time, we do now know if anyone was hurt.

We are waiting for more information from Visalia Police.