FREMONT (BCN) — A Fremont police officer hospitalized with major injuries after a collision Saturday night has been released from a hospital and is recovering at home, authorities said Sunday.
The crash was reported about 6:40 p.m. Saturday, when officers were on Niles Canyon Road to assist Alameda County Sheriff’s deputies with a prowler call.READ MORE: Berkeley Police Arrest Convicted Sex Offender For Allegedly Accosting Teens, Claiming To Be Police Officer
While responding, a Fremont patrol officer was involved in crash with another vehicle on Niles Canyon Road west of Palomares Road, police said.
The officer suffered non-life-threatening injuries and a passenger from the other car complained of pain and went to a hospital for treatment.READ MORE: Foster City Appoints 1st Minority Woman Mayor In 50-Year History
“Our officer’s injuries were downgraded from major to moderate last night at the hospital,” Fremont police said Sunday morning on social media. “After receiving treatment, our officer was released from the hospital to recover at home. We appreciate all of the well wishes received for our officer and the passenger of the second car.”
The collision temporarily closed Niles Canyon Road between Mission Boulevard in Fremont and Paloma Way in Sunol.MORE NEWS: Steph Curry Closes In On 3-Pointers Record As Warriors Top Blazers
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