Patrol car slams into pedestrian crossing against the light

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Witnesses say man crossed against light

PHOENIX - A Phoenix man was rushed to the hospital after a police car smacked right into him.

It happened Saturday night at Bell and 49th Street. Sunday morning police were still trying to piece all the information together and figure out what happened.

Sgt. Michael Combs tells 3TV, "A pedestrian was crossing Bell Road from the south side of the road going to the north.Westbound traffic on Bell Road had the green light.As the pedestrian was crossing the road he began running trying to beat the traffic."

That is when the police car reportedly collided into the man in the intersection. Witnesses say the man crossed the intersection against the light. He is in the hospital with minor injuries.

The officer was not on a call.