Madison Heights police officer injured in car accident

- A Madison Heights police officer was injured in a car accident Tuesday morning.

The accident happened in a neighborhood around 5:30 a.m. at University Avenue and Dartmouth Street, which is near Eleven Mile Road and Stephenson Highway.

The Madison Heights Police Department says a Metro Car SUV disregarded a stop sign and slammed into the squad car.

The officer was taken to the hospital with a leg injury, but he's expected to be okay. He has already been treated and released. 

The other driver was not injured and was cited for disregarding the stop sign. 

Both vehicles needed to be towed from the scene. 

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