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Family collides into police car, officer hurt

Posted: 5:46 AM, Mar 10, 2016
Updated: 2016-03-10 17:17:12Z
EL CAJON, Calif. – An El Cajon police officer was taken to a hospital with injuries after his patrol car was rear-ended in El Cajon early Thursday morning. 
 
Just before 2 a.m. an officer was stopped at a red light at the intersection of Main Street and South Mollison Avenue, about a block from El Cajon Valley High School, when a Volkswagen sedan traveling east on Main Street rear-ended his car. 
 
The officer was transported to Sharp Memorial Hospital after complaining of head and neck pain. His condition was not confirmed. The three people in the Volkswagen, including a small child, were not hurt. 
 
Alcohol was not believed to be a factor in the crash, El Cajon police said. 
 
The crash remains under investigation.