CHANDLER, AZ (3TV/CBS5)-- A crash involving a Chandler police patrol car left an officer with minor injuries Friday night.
Chandler police Sgt. Jason McClimans said the two-car collision happened at Warner Road and Hartford Street, which is just east of Alma School Road, around 7 p.m.
McClimans says the patrol vehicle tried to avoid a car that turned left in front of them. The patrol car crashed into a light pole and caught fire.
The officer suffered minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital as a precaution. The other driver was not injured.
The investigation will have the roads closed until at least 10 p.m., police said.