The officer was attempting to stop a suspect on 5 Freeway near Market Street on Friday morning when the suspect crashed into the patrol car.
Marion County, OR – An Oregon State Police officer was injured in a traffic collision that happened in Marion County on Friday morning.
The collision happened on Interstate 5 near the Market Street exit at around 8:43 a.m., according to the Oregon Department of Transportation.
The officer was attempting to stop a suspect when the suspect crashed into the patrol car. The impact of the collision caused the patrol car to spin and strike a barrier.
The officer suffered minor injuries in the accident.
The suspect fled northbound but was stopped and arrested in the Salem area.
OSP and the Marion County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the accident.
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