Phoenix police officer involved in three-vehicle collision on freeway

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A Phoenix police officer was involved in a three-vehicle collision on State Route 51 Tuesday morning. By Jennifer Thomas A Phoenix police officer was involved in a three-vehicle collision on State Route 51 Tuesday morning. By Jennifer Thomas
A Phoenix police officer was involved in a three-vehicle collision on State Route 51 Tuesday morning. By Jennifer Thomas A Phoenix police officer was involved in a three-vehicle collision on State Route 51 Tuesday morning. By Jennifer Thomas
A Phoenix police officer was involved in a three-vehicle collision on State Route 51 Tuesday morning. By Jennifer Thomas A Phoenix police officer was involved in a three-vehicle collision on State Route 51 Tuesday morning. By Jennifer Thomas
A Phoenix police officer was involved in a three-vehicle collision on State Route 51 Tuesday morning. By Jennifer Thomas A Phoenix police officer was involved in a three-vehicle collision on State Route 51 Tuesday morning. By Jennifer Thomas
A Phoenix police officer was involved in a three-vehicle collision on State Route 51 Tuesday morning. By Jennifer Thomas A Phoenix police officer was involved in a three-vehicle collision on State Route 51 Tuesday morning. By Jennifer Thomas

PHOENIX -- A Phoenix police officer was involved in a three-vehicle collision on State Route 51 Tuesday morning.

The accident happened on northbound S.R. 51 near Highland Avenue at approximately 11:02 a.m.

According to the Department of Public Safety, the officer, who was driving an unmarked police car, was not injured.

DPS spokesman Officer Robert Bailey said others did sustain injuries, but he did not believe them to be serious.