An Edmond Police officer was treated and released following a two-car collision this morning at the intersection of Danforth Avenue and Boulevard.

Officer Andrew Andrade, 26, was eastbound on Danforth on his way to a disturbance call at 12:50 a.m. His partner, Officer Paul Lakin, was following in a separate vehicle and witnessed the crash.

Anne Carroll, 43, allegedly ran a red light at the intersection and crashed into Andrade’s patrol car, Lakin said.

Andrade was taken to the emergency room at Mercy Health Center and treated for cuts, said police spokesperson Glynda Chu.

Carroll was briefly pinned in her vehicle before being removed by rescue personnel. She was transported by ambulance to OU Medical Center, Presbyterian Tower, with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

She is reported in stable condition this morning. Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash, Chu said.

Andrade has been an Edmond police officer for one year. He previously served four years as a jailer for the department.

“Andrade is a terrific officer and a wonderful person,” Chu said. “We are so thankful that he wasn’t seriously injured.”

Police are still investigating the crash and will determine if any charges will be filed.

Andrade is the third metro-area officer to be involved in a vehicle accident in the past two weeks. Oklahoma City Police Sgt. Jonathan Dragus died Oct. 20 after crashing into a tree during a traffic chase.

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