Five people hospitalized in police-involved wreck in High Point

Five people hospitalized in police-involved wreck in High Point (WGHP)

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Officials said multiple injuries were reported after a police car and a mini van collided Saturday night in High Point.

The wreck took place around 5:30 p.m. at the intersection of Kivett Drive and Hamilton Street, said Captain Tom Hanson with the High Point Police Department. Officials said the police car was headed north on North Hamilton Street and the van was headed east on Kivett Drive.

Authorities said two male officers were in the police car and one adult and two children were in the mini van. Officials said all five were taken to the hospital.

Police said the two officers are listed in good condition after being taken to High Point Regional Hospital. The adult driver of the mini van was flown to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center with serious injuries. Police said the children were taken to High Point Regional Hospital. Their conditions have not been released.

Officials said the cause of the accident is still being investigated. Police said no citations have been issued and the Greensboro Police Department Traffic Reconstruction Team will determine who was at fault.

Authorities said the officers were doing routine traffic patrol and not responding to a call.

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