Police: Driver ran red light, plowed into Fayetteville police officer’s cruiser

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – A Fayetteville police vehicle was damaged when it was hit by pickup truck that ran a red light at the intersection of Robeson and Franklin streets Tuesday morning.

The officer was driving an unmarked 2007 Chevrolet Impala when around 9 a.m. when the collision occurred.

Police said the officer was on Franklin Street when she was given the green light at the intersection and continued heading towards Winslow Street.

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As the officer entered the intersection, a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado traveling on Robeson Street ran a red light and collided with the police vehicle, police said.

The officer and 24-year-old pickup driver declined medical attention.

Fayetteville police said its vehicle sustained “significant damage” in the collision.

CBS north Carolina will update this story as it develops.

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