Truck collides with police SUV

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By Andrew Michalscheck By Andrew Michalscheck

PHOENIX -- A Phoenix Police officer avoided serious injury after a pickup truck collided with his SUV on Saturday morning at 75th Avenue and Thomas.

The officer was traveling northbound on 75th Avenue when the truck failed to stop at a red light and struck the officer’s vehicle.

The officer suffered some scrapes and bruises and was taken to a local hospital.

It took about 30 minutes for rescue crews to remove the two passengers inside the truck from their vehicle. They suffered a few broken bones and were taken to the hospital with injuries that are said to be non-life threatening.

Police said it’s fortunate that no one lost their life in the accident.

No charges have been reported in the case.