HAMPTON, Va. - An officer was injured in a crash involving Hampton Police in the area of Mercury Boulevard and Woodland Road in the Phoebus area of the city Tuesday night.
Authorities didn't elaborate on the extent of the officer's injuries or what caused the crash.
News 3 reporter Zak Dahlheimer was sent to the scene, where police confirmed at least two cars were involved in the crash.
When we arrived, there was a damaged pickup truck and a Hampton Police cruiser in the middle of the intersection, with debris scattered throughout the road, which is slick due to the rain that had been coming down Tuesday evening.
Mercury Boulevard was closed in both directions while police investigated. The intersection reopened just before 11 p.m., and both vehicles have been towed away.
News 3 has reached out to police for an update, but as of 10:30 p.m., we haven't heard anything new.
There is no further information.
TRAFFIC ALERT: Motor vehicle accident at Mercury/Woodland involving HPD. One officer injured. Mercury closed in both directions. Avoid the area. pic.twitter.com/0Sa2m1NlCo— Hampton VA Police (@HamptonVAPolice) October 13, 2021