Crash Involving Police Officer Closes North Glebe

The Road is Closed at Washington Boulevard

By Thomas Tobin
|  Wednesday, Jul 20, 2011  |  Updated 8:04 AM EDT
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A police cruiser collided with a Toyota at N. Glebe Road near Washington Boulevard.  Melissa Mollet reports.

A police cruiser collided with a Toyota at N. Glebe Road near Washington Boulevard. Melissa Mollet reports.

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A crash seriously injured an Arlington County Police officer early Wednesday morning.

Police say at 2:15 a.m. the officer, age 40, was responding to a call at Ballston Common Mall when his cruiser collided with a Toyota Corolla.  The driver of that car suffered only minor injuries.

Authorities say the officer, a 5-year veteran of the force, was seriously injured and transported to a hospital. 

North Glebe Road at Washington Boulevard was closed for the investigation, but all lanes were reopened as of 7:30 a.m.

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