Three San Francisco Police Officers Hurt When Two Patrol Cars Crash

Three San Francisco Police Department officers were injured Thursday night when two police cruisers crashed on city streets. 

Two marked police cars were responding — with lights and sirens on — to a call for backup at 15th and Valencia streets around 10:45 p.m. when they collided near 15th and Mission streets, according to the San Francisco Police Department.

One of the vehicles also struck a fire hydrant before ramming into a building.

Two officers were in one of the vehicles, and one officer was in the other vehicle, police said. All three were taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Other officers handled the incident at 15th and Valencia streets, police said.

The police department's Traffic Collision Investigation Unit is investigating the crash.

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