OAKLAND (CBS SF) — An Oakland police officer suffered minor injuries when a driver crashed into a patrol car while fleeing from a traffic stop early Sunday morning in West Oakland.

The hit-and-run occurred at 12:28 a.m. Sunday in the vicinity of 52nd and Genoa streets. Officers patrolling the area in response to recent criminal activity attempted to stop the car when it turned onto Genoa, a cul-de-sac.

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Instead of stopping, the driver put the vehicle in reverse and crashed into the patrol car, causing minor injury to one of the two officers inside before fleeing the scene.

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Police Lt. Chris Bolton said in a statement that neighbors near and within the 5100 block of Genoa Street “may have seen a lot of police activity.”

Bolton declined to provide a description of the vehicle, saying that information will not be released until investigators have followed up on all possible leads.

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