DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - An officer in North Carolina received minor injuries when he crashed into a tractor-trailer on his way to an armed robbery call.
The Durham Police Department said in a release the officer's marked police car rear-ended the truck about 9:15 p.m. The front part of the cruiser went beneath the trailer and caught on fire, but the officer was able to get out. The officer was responding to a call, with his lights and siren running.
The department did not name the officer.
The driver of the tractor-trailer was uninjured.