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Metro officer involved in crash en route to jail

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The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department confirmed one of its officers was involved in a crash while taking a man to jail on Tuesday afternoon.

The crash occurred at the intersection of Rancho Drive and Coran Lane at 6:30 p.m.

The officer's cruiser was struck on the driver's side door by an oncoming vehicle.

Neither the officer nor the other driver was injured; however, the suspect in the back of the cruiser complained of neck pain and was taken to University Medical Center for treatment.

Both vehicles received moderate damage. The driver who struck the Metro officer's vehicle was cited for failure to yield.

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