Police officer, driver hospitalized after cruiser involved in crash with vehicle in Northeast DC

A police officer in D.C. and another driver were injured after a crash overnight in the District.

The crash happened around midnight on New York Avenue near Bladensburg Road in the northeast. Officials believe the officer was heading to a call when the crash occurred.

The officer and the other driver were both hospitalized with minor injuries.

The intersection was closed for several hours before reopening around 4:30 a.m.