3 injured in collision involving police vehicle on Aviation Parkway

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Firefighters say one person had to be extricated from a vehicle after a crash involving an Ottawa police vehicle on Aviation Parkway at Privé La Cité Saturday night. One car can be seen on its roof, while the police cruiser has front-end damage. (Submitted by S.B. - image credit)
Firefighters say one person had to be extricated from a vehicle after a crash involving an Ottawa police vehicle on Aviation Parkway at Privé La Cité Saturday night. One car can be seen on its roof, while the police cruiser has front-end damage. (Submitted by S.B. - image credit)

Three people have been rushed to hospital after a collision involving at least two vehicles, including an Ottawa police cruiser, in the city's east end Saturday night.

Emergency services were called to Aviation Parkway near Privé La Cité just before 8 p.m. after reports of a vehicle rollover, Ottawa Fire Services wrote in a release.

When firefighters arrived, they found one person who needed to be extricated. Photos from the scene show one vehicle on its roof and an Ottawa police cruiser with damage to its front end.

Two people were rushed to the trauma centre at the Ottawa Hospital's civic campus with serious but not-life threatening injuries, while another was taken to the Montfort Hospital with minor injuries, paramedics said.

Northbound Aviation Parkway is currently closed between Privé La Cité and Ogilvie Road.

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