1 injured in accident involving Warden officer

WARDEN, Wash. (AP) - A car crash involving a police officer from the small eastern Washington city of Warden has sent one person to the hospital.

The Grant County Sheriff's Office said in a statement that the Warden officer stopped a vehicle around noon Saturday. The driver fled in the vehicle, and the Warden officer pursued the car for several miles. The officer's car eventually collided with another vehicle.

The officer was not injured and the 19-year-old driver of the other vehicle was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Authorities are still seeking the suspect who fled but didn't immediately provided details about the person.

Warden is located about 15 miles southeast of Moses Lake.

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