Midland Police Officer Involved in Morning Accident

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A Midland Police officer was sent to the hospital after being involved in a car accident on Monday morning.

Police say the officer was traveling southbound on Main Street when the driver of a Chevrolet Silverado traveling eastbound on Texas Avenue ran a red light and hit the officer on the passenger's side of his vehicle.

The driver, identified as 26-year-old Roberto Marquez, was cited for running a red light.

The officer was taken to the hospital and treated for minor injuries.