Fresno police officer knocks over street light after crash while responding to call

The officer was heading to the federal courthouse to help with reports of a man with a gun.

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Friday, April 14, 2023
Fresno police officer involved in crash while responding to call
The officer was driving through the intersection with his lights and sirens on when he collided with another car and hit a traffic light.

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Fresno police are working to figure out who's at fault for a crash involving an officer.

It happened at about 8:30 Friday morning at the intersection of Fresno and G Street in downtown Fresno.

The officer was heading to the federal courthouse to help with reports of a man with a gun.

The officer was driving through the intersection with his lights and sirens on when he collided with another car and hit a traffic light.

Two people in the other vehicle were taken to the hospital with moderate injuries.

Officials closed off the roadway at Fresno and G while they investigated the incident.