New Haven Car Crash Injures Police Officer

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NEW HAVEN — A police officer was injured early Wednesday while attempting to stop a car that had run a stop sign at the intersection Grand Avenue and Font Street.

Police said the car crashed into a utility pole, which fell on the officers patrol car. The officer sustained minor injuries.

The driver of the car sustained what appear to be non life-threatening injuries.

Police said that, after crashing, the car caught on fire and the fire spread to a nearby building.

Everyone that was in the building/house that was on fire made it out safely. Police are still on the scene investigating will be out there through the morning.

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