By Brenda Waters

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A Pittsburgh police officer was taken to a hospital after a crash early Thursday morning in the city’s South Side Flats.

It happened around 4:15 a.m. at the intersection of South 21st Street and Sarah Street.

A spokeswoman for the city’s public safety department said the officer’s cruiser was T-boned by a vehicle that had run a stop sign.

The spokeswoman said the officer in the cruiser was injured. He was taken to a hospital where he was treated and released before 5:45 a.m.

His injuries were so slight he was able to write his own police report.

The intersection was closed for nearly two hours while investigators processed the crash scene. it reopened a little before 6 a.m.

According to a police spokesperson, the other driver was not arrested.

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