San Jose police officer taken to hospital after patrol car crash with SUV, no serious injuries

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- A San Jose police officer was taken to the hospital after being involved in a crash at Tully Road and King Road around 2 a.m.

Police say the officer's patrol vehicle and a Honda SUV crashed into each other.

The police officer was treated and released from the hospital.

The police car was heavily damaged and had to be towed away from the scene. A light pole was also knocked over.

The driver of the other vehicle claimed he had the green light when the police car came out of nowhere and smashed into him. However, the SUV driver was cited for a red light violation, according to police.

There were multiple people in the SUV who suffered minor injuries but did not go to the hospital.

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