JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A Jacksonville Sheriff's Office deputy was injured early Wednesday morning in a traffic accident that happened in the 7600 block of North Laura Street.

According to police, the officer was in pursuit of a possibly impaired driver when the patrol cruiser struck a light pole at 7658 North Laura Street. Police report the crash caused damage to the patrol car, a light pole and a parked vehicle.

The Jacksonville Fire Rescue transported the officer to a local hospital for minor injuries.

According to our records, this is the fifth officer-involved crash within the past two months.