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Police: 2 injured in accident

Two people suffered non-life threatening injuries as the result of an accident Sunday evening on West Washington Street involving a Suffolk Police vehicle, according to city spokeswoman Diana Klink.

An officer driving a marked vehicle was driving east on West Washington Street when a Nissan passenger vehicle traveling west made a left turn into the path of the police vehicle, causing a collision, she said.

The police vehicle struck a utility pole following the initial impact, Klink said.

The driver of the Nissan, a 73-year-old male was treated at the scene and taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, she said, while the officer suffered a minor injury, but did not require medical transport.

The accident is still under investigation.