MIDDLETOWN, Del. — A police officer in Delaware was injured after his patrol car flipped while he responded to a traffic accident.

The News Journal reports that the officer with the Middletown Police Department was answering a call Thursday afternoon for a crash involving a pedestrian on East Main Street.

Witnesses said a vehicle struck the patrol car, which had activated its lights and sirens. The car rolled twice before landing on its roof, with its hood resting on a third car.

The officer and the driver of the car that struck him were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The pedestrian that was hit in the initial accident was also taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.


Information from: The News Journal of Wilmington, Del., http://www.delawareonline.com