By: Kellie Cowan & Josh Cascio, FOX 13 News
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (FOX 13) – A police officer in St. Petersburg is recovering after a driver, traveling in a stolen car, collided into his vehicle.
Police said the crash occurred Monday when a sergeant with the St. Petersburg Police Department was heading west on 18th Avenue South. At one point, stolen blue Toyota Camry was speeding northbound on 7th Street South, and ran a stop sign, investigators said.
The vehicles crashed at the intersection and three people from inside the Camry, along with the sergeant, were taken to a nearby hospital. All injuries appear to be non-life threatening, police said.