New Haven Police Officer Hospitalized After Crash

By Stephanie O'Connell
|  Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013  |  Updated 9:00 PM EDT
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New Haven Police Officer Hospitalized After Crash

A New Haven police officer is in the hospital after a serious crash tonight in New Haven.

The officer's cruiser was traveling down Temple St. when a car, coming down Elm St., blew through a red light  and slammed into the cruiser. The car also struck a light pole.

The driver of the car, a 17 year old from Cheshire, remained at scene and cooperated with police. The teenage driver was issued a ticket.

The officer was transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital with non life threatening injuries

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