PD: Officer hit by driver running red light

PHOENIX - Three people went to the hospital after a driver struck a Phoenix police vehicle.

Phoenix fire Capt. Larry Nunez said a 50-year-old male and a man in his 90s were taken to the hospital after the accident occurred Thursday morning at 43rd and Sweetwater avenues.

Phoenix police Sgt. Tommy Thompson said the officer's SUV was hit by a passenger car that reportedly ran a red light.

Thompson said the officer was taken to the hospital as a precaution.

Officials said none of the injuries are life-threatening.

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