JSO: Officer injured in crash on 103rd Street

Driver of SUV reportedly unhurt after crash on Jacksonville's Westside


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A police officer suffered minor injuries in a crash late Wednesday afternoon on the city's Westside, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said. 

The crash happened just after 4:30 p.m. on 103rd Street near Ricker Road.

According to the Sheriff's Office, the officer was driving a marked patrol vehicle when he exited the Publix parking lot, turning left to enter westbound 103rd Street.

That's when an SUV traveling east on 103rd Street then struck the front, left side of the patrol vehicle, police said.

The officer was taken to Orange Park Medical Center with minor injuries.

The driver of the SUV was reportedly unhurt. 

Traffic homicide detectives are investigating, which is standard procedure for officer-involved crashes.

About the Author: