Police officer, elderly driver injured in Lawncrest crash

A 2nd District police officer and an elderly woman were hospitalized Saturday following a car crash in Lawncrest.

According to reports, the crash occurred around 1:30 p.m. when the officer was en route to a call. Both drivers were injured when the woman, 90, ran a red light near Oxford and Longshore avenues.

They were taken to separate hospitals and are expected to recover.

Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

Together we can reach 100% of WHYY’s fiscal year goal