Bridgeport officer hospitalized after driver runs through stop sign

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BRIDGEPORT — A police officer has been hospitalized in Connecticut after a minivan crashed into his cruiser.

Authorities say the crash happened around 4 a.m. Sunday in Bridgeport after the minivan ran through a stop sign. News 12 reports the police officer’s cruiser was totaled.

Police have not shared the extent of the officer’s injuries. The minivan’s driver was also hospitalized, and his injures are not life-threatening.

Police say the driver was cited for failing to stop.