ODESSA - An Odessa Police Officer was sent to the hospital for minor injuries after being involved in an accident.
It happened in the 1500 block of North Dixie around 1:45 early Thursday morning. The officer was traveling south on his way to a disturbance call when he switched from the left lane to the right lane.
The patrol car was hit by a red pick-up traveling at a high rate of speed. No one in the truck was injured. The officer was taken to Medical Center Hospital where he was treated and released.