A New Castle County Police officer responding to a call for a fight in progress was involved in a crash on his way to the scene, authorities announced Wednesday.
According to police, the officer was heading to the area of Lea Road in the Manor Park community with his lights and sirens on when he collided with a Kia Optima in the area of Lincoln Avenue and North DuPont Highway.
The Optima was being operated by a 48-year-old male and occupied by a 49-year-old female passenger, while the officer on patrol was the only occupant of his vehicle.
All occupants were transported to an area hospital to receive treatment for minor injuries.
Anyone with information regarding this crash, which remained under investigation by the Traffic Services Unit, is urged to contact New Castle County Police Det. Wesley Neeman at 302.573.2800 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1.800.TIP.3333.