An Auburn police officer was injured after colliding with a van while he was traveling on Elm Street on Thursday.

The unnamed officer was westbound on Elm Street and collided in the intersection of Elm and High streets with a van traveling north on High Street, according to NewsCenter Maine.

The officer was transported to a local hospital to receive treatment for a minor leg injury, while the van driver was not injured and was able to drive away.

The crash remains under investigation by the Androscoggin Sheriff’s Department.

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Leela Stockley

Leela Stockley is an alumna of the University of Maine. She was raised in northern Maine, and loves her cat Wesley, her puppy Percy and staying active in the Maine outdoors.