Police officer hospitalized after crash at Pasadena intersection

PASADENA, Texas (KTRK) -- A Pasadena police officer was taken to the hospital after a crash Monday evening.

Authorities say the officer was en route to a call at Bayshore Hospital when the crash occurred.

The crash was reported around 7:34 p.m. at the intersection of Spencer Highway and Watters Road.

Authorities believe a driver ran a red light then hit the patrol car. The patrol car was pushed into a utility pole.

The officer's injuries were not life-threatening, police said. He or she was taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital.

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