2 Police Officers Hospitalized After Crash on Northwest Highway

Two Dallas police officers were hospitalized after a crash along Northwest Highway in Garland Friday morning, police say.

It happened before 5:30 a.m. at the Yeager Drive intersection.

According to police, the officer driving a marked squad car failed to yield the right of way at a flashing red stop light. The squad car collided with a Mitsubishi Outlander traveling eastbound on Northwest Highway, which had a flashing yellow light.

The two officers were taken to a hospital for evaluation. The driver of the Mitsubishi was not injured, police said.

A portion of Northwest Highway was closed as of 6:15 a.m. The road has since reopened.

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