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RPD patrol car involved in 3-car crash on Mt. Read Blvd.

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Two people, one of them a Rochester Police officer, were taken to the hospital Friday morning after a three-car crash in Rochester. (WHAM Photo)

Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) - Two people, one of them a Rochester Police officer, were taken to the hospital Friday morning after a three-car crash in Rochester.

Police said this happened around 10:20 a.m. at the intersection of Mt. Read Blvd. and Lexington Avenue.

Officers said a Jeep driving north on Mt. Read Blvd. and went through a flashing yellow traffic light. The Jeep collided with a Chevy Equinox that was driving east on Lexington Avenue. After the collision, the Equinox collided with an RPD patrol car that was sitting at a red flashing light on Lexington Avenue.

The 62-year-old Rochester driver of the Equinox was taken to Strong Hospital after complaining about pain; the RPD officer was taken to Highland Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

The 44-year-old Farmington woman who was driving the Jeep was uninjured.

No tickets were issued in the crash.

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