Prince George's County Police car crashes into truck in Chillum

CHILLUM, Md. (WJLA) – A Prince George's County Police cruiser crashed into a truck Tuesday evening while responding to a call in Chillum, officials say.

The crash happened near the intersection of Sargent and Chillum roads at about 6:30 p.m., authorities say, when the cruiser and a truck collided. The truck ended up on its side.

Three people inside the truck, a mother and father with their young child, were treated for minor injuries. The officer was taken to a nearby hospital for evaluation.

The cruiser had its lights and siren activated at the time of the crash.

Authorities continue to investigate what led to the accident.