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Jacksonville officer recovering after crash in Arlington

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – An officer with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is recovering after a crash in Arlington.

Investigators said the officer was on his way to help another officer who was fighting with a "combative" suspect at Merrill Road and Dames Point Crossing Boulevard.

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As the second officer was turning onto the Southside Connector from Merrill Road, investigators said he lost control of his car and hit a concrete wall. There were no other cars involved in the crash.

The officer injured his leg and was taken to the hospital. He is expected to be OK.