SUFFOLK -- Police are investigating a three-car crash that involved a police cruiser.

The wreck happened at 4:38 p.m. at the intersection of Portsmouth Boulevard and Suburban Drive.

City spokeswoman Diana Klink said an officer was on his way to a call at the time of the crash. The preliminary investigation found he had his emergency equipment activated.

A 2004 Ford Taurus driven by a 71-year-old woman and a 2000 Chevrolet Impala were the other cars involved in the incident.

Paramedics took the driver of the Taurus to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. Klink said the driver's injuries were considered non-life threatening.

Another crew took the officer to Sentara Obici Hospital and where he was treated then released.

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