Officer injured after vehicle accident in southwest Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY – One officer is injured after a vehicle accident in southwest Oklahoma City.

It happened near S.W. 89th and Penn Thursday night.

Oklahoma City police tell News 4 the officer was stopped at the light when he was rear-ended by a pickup truck on S.W. 89th Street.

The officer was injured, but police say the injuries do not appear to be life-threatening at this time. He was alert and talking when he was taken away.

Police conducted a field sobriety test on the driver. News 4 crews heard the driver say he “was pretty messed up” during the test. That’s when the driver of the was arrested and taken to jail.

Authorities are still investigating.