Police cruiser and car collide in Peabody

A Peabody police officer and another person were hospitalized this morning following an accident, according to a Peabody police sergeant.

A police cruiser and car collided on Lowell Street at 8 a.m., Sergeant Douglas Marcus said. The officer was taken to Salem Hospital and the driver of the other car was taken to Beverly Hospital. Both were treated for minor injuries and released, according to Marcus.

Police are investigating the cause of the crash. The names of the drivers were not released and no other details were immediately available.

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