SAPD officer injured in rollover crash

Officer Noel Ortiz suffered scratches, bruises in crash on I-10, Callaghan Road

SAN ANTONIO – A San Antonio police officer was injured in a rollover crash early Monday morning on the city's Northwest Side, San Antonio police said.

According to police, Officer Noel Ortiz was searching for a wrong-way driver around 3 a.m. when he crashed his patrol vehicle into the guard barrels dividing the main lanes of Interstate 10 west near Callaghan Road, causing the cruiser to roll and slide across the main lanes of traffic.

Ortiz managed to get out of his vehicle with minor scratches and bruises. He was taken to University Hospital as a precaution.

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