Five people, including two children and a Phoenix police officer were injured in a car crash Tuesday afternoon, according to Phoenix fire and police officials.
The crash occurred at 12th Street and Southern Avenue about 2 p.m., the Phoenix Police Department said.
A black sedan veered off the road after colliding with a marked Phoenix police vehicle and then hit a family of three walking on the sidewalk on the northwest corner of the intersection, Phoenix police said.
The pedestrians included two parents and a 5-month-old baby in a stroller.
The baby was pulled out from under the sedan and transported to a hospital with a broken arm, police said. The mother was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, Phoenix fire officials said.
The black sedan was driven by a man whose 5-year-old daughter was in the car, police said. Both were taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The officer, who has been with the Phoenix Police Department for more than 20 years, also was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.
The area was closed to traffic Tuesday afternoon while the crash investigation continued, police said.
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