Duluth Police Squad Car Involved in Accident

By KBJR News 1

May 27, 2013 Updated May 27, 2013 at 6:15 PM CDT

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com)-- A Duluth Police officer was taken off of Lake Avenue on a stretcher following a car crash Monday afternoon.

The accident, at the corner of Lake Avenue and 3rd Street East, blocked traffic in both directions while the wreckage was cleaned up.

Public information officer Jim Hansen says the squad car was responding to an emergency around 2:20 Monday afternoon.

Two officers were heading west bound on 3rd street when the accident happened. Both police officers were treated for minor injuries.

The driver and passenger of the other car were not injured.