UPDATE ( 4 p.m.)—A police car and Nissan Altima collided in White Marsh late Tuesday morning, police confirmed, sending the drivers of both vehicles to the hospital with minor injuries.
The accident occurred at about 11:35 a.m., near the intersection of Bucks School House Road and Perry Hall Boulevard, less than a half-mile from White Marsh Mall, according to Baltimore County police spokeswoman Louise Rogers-Feher.
A police officer was monitoring traffic when, after making a U-turn, his vehicle collided with a grey Nissan Altima. Drivers of both vehicles were taken by ambulance to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center with minor injuries, Rogers-Feher said.
Bucks School House Road was temporarily closed after the accident, but reopened by early in the afternoon. A small farm with ducks and goats near the intersection is a popular destination for area families.
Police have not released any further details on the identities of the victims or the cause of the crash, she said.
As of 4 p.m., the police officer has been released from the hospital, police said.