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Officer expected to be okay after crash with injuries in Northwest Jacksonville

The officer was hit by a red-light runner and both the officer and driver of the other vehicle were taken to a nearby hospital.

An officer with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is expected to be okay after they were involved in a crash on the Northwest side of town.

The incident occurred around 5:45 a.m. near Soutel Drive and New Kings Road.

According to JSO, the officer was hit by a red-light runner and both the officer and driver of the other vehicle were taken to a nearby hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

All northbound lanes of New Kings Road and eastbound lanes of Soutel Road were closed for a period of time but have since reopened.

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