Gulfport officer injured in Hwy. 49 crash

Gulfport officer injured in Hwy. 49 crash

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Two people, including a Gulfport police officer, were taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a two-vehicle crash on Hwy. 49 Wednesday morning.

Sgt. Joshua Bromen said the crash happened around 9:40 a.m. near the Polk St. intersection.

Bromen said a white minivan was driving north on the highway and collided with a police cruiser heading east on Polk St. The officer reportedly had emergency lights flashing when the crash happened.

The police officer and a passenger in the van were treated for minor injuries. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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