Police: JSO cruiser hit by car that ran red light

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office patrol car was hit by another car early Thursday at the intersection of Soutel Drive and New Kings Road, police said.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, the officer was headed east on Soutel Drive when a driver headed north on New Kings Road ran a red light and hit the patrol car.

The officer and the driver were injured and taken to the hospital. Their injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

Lanes were temporarily closed on Soutel Drive and New Kings Road while JSO completed a crash investigation.

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