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Crash injures Costa Mesa police officer and another motorist

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Two people, including a Costa Mesa police officer, were injured in a crash Thursday morning at the intersection of Baker Street and Fairview Road in Costa Mesa.
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A Costa Mesa police officer and the driver of another vehicle were injured in a crash Thursday morning as the officer was in a police cruiser responding to a call near Baker Street and Fairview Road in Costa Mesa. Both were sent to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to police.

The officer, with lights flashing on top of her vehicle, was pulling into the intersection of Baker and Fairview at about 7 a.m. in response to a domestic violence situation when a sedan collided with her car, police said.

Costa Mesa police and firefighters arrived at the scene and closed the intersection and diverted traffic. The intersection was cleared by about 8:45 a.m., police said.

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