FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) — A Fort Worth police officer is recovering after an early morning accident left the front-end of a squad car crushed.

The crash happened just after 4:00 a.m. at the intersection of East Lancaster Avenue and South Beach Street.

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The incident is still being investigated, but officials believe a vehicle ran a red light at the intersection and hit the patrol unit — which was marked.

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The officer, who was the only person inside the vehicle, was taken to and area hospital where they were treated for minor injuries and released.

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No word on if the driver was arrested or charged and investigators haven’t said if alcohol was a factor in the crash.

CBSDFW.com Staff