JSO officer involved in car accident

Published On: May 16 2014 11:14:00 PM EDT   Updated On: May 17 2014 09:50:34 AM EDT

VIDEO: A JSO officer was involved in a crash Downtown at Bay and Market streets.


The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating an officer-involved accident Friday night.  

Police told Channel 4 Friday night that a marked Jacksonville Sheriff's Officer cruiser was rear-ended by a pickup truck just after 10 p.m.  on East Bay Street at Market Street in downtown Jacksonville. 

The officer driving did suffer minor injuries as a result of the crash.  Police said the officer, who was not named, was taken to UF Health Jacksonville to be checked out.

Police said the 52-year-old man who was driving the pickup was cooperating with detectives investigating the crash.  There was no immediate word on whether the driver would face charges for the crash.  


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