VIA police officer injured in traffic accident

Accident occurred just after 9 p.m. downtown

SAN ANTONIO – A VIA transit police officer is recovering after an evening accident downtown.

The incident occurred just after 9 p.m. on North Main Avenue and East Martin Street.

San Antonio police said the officer was headed to a call with lights and sirens on when the crash happened. The officer was going through an intersection when he collided with a silver car.

The VIA officer was taken to Nix Hospital downtown for his injuries.

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