BSO K-9 unit involved in crash in Oakland Park

Deputy taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries

OAKLAND PARK, Fla. – A Broward Sheriff's Office K-9 unit was involved in a crash with another vehicle early Wednesday morning in Oakland Park.

The crash was reported at 5:52 a.m. at Northeast 62nd Street and North Dixie Highway.  

A BSO representative said the deputy's vehicle was struck by a driver who ran a red light.

The deputy was taken to Broward Health Imperial Point with non-life-threatening injuries. The other driver remained at the scene.

The K-9 is OK.  

Drivers were rerouted after the crash as westbound Cypress Creek Road was shut down at Dixie Highway.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.