Jeep and police car collide in New Bern

NEW BERN, CRAVEN COUNTY - A Jeep and a police car collided in New Bern late Tuesday afternoon.

The wreck happened at the intersection of Amhurst Boulevard and South Glenburnie Road, near the Fuel Warehouse.

(CLICK HERE: More photos of the wreck.)

According to an officer at the scene , a New Bern police officer was trying to turn left from Amhurst Boulevard onto South Glenburnie Road. Traffic was already stopped on Glenburnie due to a red light, and a gap was created to let the officer through.

But a Jeep traveling on South Glenburnie Road and the police car then collided, said investigators.

The driver of the Jeep suffered minor injuries and was taken to the ER as a precaution, police said. The officer was not hurt.

The investigation is ongoing. South Glenburnie Road in the area of the accident is back open.

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