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Oakland Police Officer Injured In Crash While On Patrol

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Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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OAKLAND (CBS SF) — An on-duty Oakland police officer was hospitalized after being injured in a car crash Saturday afternoon, a police spokesman said.

The officer was driving his patrol car near San Pablo Avenue and Thomas L. Berkeley Way around 1:05 p.m. when a car struck him, according to Oakland police Officer J. Moore.

He suffered moderate injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment, Moore said.

The driver of the car involved in the collision, who was uninjured, stopped at the scene and cooperated with police.

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