Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department patrol car involved in crash in Covina

COVINA, Calif. (KABC) -- A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department patrol car was involved in a crash in Covina on Sunday.

Officials said the crash happened at the intersection of Covina Boulevard and Citrus Avenue at about 1:50 p.m.

Pictures from the scene showed front end damage to the cruiser and passenger side damage to a Chevrolet Monte Carlo.

The Covina Police Department is investigating the crash and said initial observations indicate the driver of the Chevrolet drove through a red light when it collided with the patrol car.

The sheriff's department said the deputy in the cruiser was taken to the hospital as a precaution, but stated she did not appear to have any serious injuries. Officials said she is a deputy assigned to the San Dimas station.

The driver of the Chevrolet did not appear to be injured, according to the sheriff's department.

The patrol car's siren or emergency lights were not on when the crash occurred, according to police.
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