metro officer rollover crash

A Las Vegas police officer was involved in a non-fatal rollover crash in Spring Valley on Sept. 13, 2018.

Trop non-fatal rollover

A Las Vegas police officer was involved in a non-fatal rollover crash in Spring Valley on Sept. 13, 2018.

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said an officer was involved in a non-fatal rollover crash in Spring Valley early Thursday morning.

According to police, an officer was responding to reports of a person with a gun just before 5 a.m. near West Tropicana Avenue and South Rainbow Boulevard. The officer turned on his lights and began cutting across traffic.

The driver of a Mercedes-Benz failed to notice the officer cutting across traffic and collided into the driver's side of the patrol car, causing the vehicle to rollover, Las Vegas police said.

Both the officer and Mercedes driver showed no visible signs of injury, but complained of some slight pain, according to police. The officer was taken to University Medical Center while the Mercedes driver decided not to.

Metro's Traffic Details closed the intersection to investigate the crash. Roads near Tropicana Avenue and Rainbow Boulevard were closed in all directions.

The intersection was open to traffic again just before 7 a.m.

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