Melbourne officer suffers multiple injuries in crash with another vehicle, police say

A Melbourne police officer was injured after crashing into a vehicle while responding to a call on Monday night.

Police say the officer was driving westbound on the East Eau Gallie bridge around 10 p.m. with lights and sirens activated when a vehicle pulled out in front of the officer, causing the officer to strike the vehicle. 

The crash caused severe damage to both vehicles. 

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"The officer sustained multiple, non-life-threatening, injuries and the civilian driver sustained minor injuries," the Melbourne Police Department said. 

Florida Highway Patrol responded to conduct the investigation. 

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