A Palo Alto police officer drove into a light pole on Alma Street Tuesday morning, toppling the pole and causing it to hit another car.
The officer, whose name police declined to release, suffered minor injuries after the collision, which occurred at about 8:30 a.m. on Alma Street near Oregon Expressway. The officer was on duty at the time of the collision, police said.
Police said the officer's car had moderate damage while the other vehicle had minor damage. The occupant of the other car wasn't injured, he said.
Police are still investigating the cause of the crash.