Three hurt in police cruiser collision


A car struck a parked Concord police cruiser this afternoon while an officer was detaining a suspect for an unrelated crime, police said.

Around 12:30 p.m., officers were investigating a crime in the 1800 block of David Avenue, police said. An officer and a detainee were standing near a parked police cruiser when police said a car traveling east on David Avenue rear-ended the cruiser.

The officer and the detainee suffered minor injuries as a result of the crash and police said one person inside the moving car suffered a moderate injury.

All three people were transported to nearby hospitals, police said.

Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to call Concord police at (925) 603-5931 or to call the Concord police confidential tip line at (925) 603-5836.

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