WILTON - Two people, including an officer, were injured when a police vehicle was involved in a crash this morning in Wilton.

The crash happened at around 10 a.m. at the intersection of Danbury and Ridgefield roads.

Police say officer Michael Tyler was turning out of a commercial parking lot on his way to a Veterans Day event when his cruiser collided with a Volkswagen.

Officers say the Volkswagen had to be separated from the police car in order to cut the doors off and remove the drivers. Both drivers were taken to the hospital. Lt. Stephen Brennan says the officer will be released soon, however they could not confirm the condition of the other driver.

Witnesses say that accidents in the area are common. Police are reminding drivers to be careful entering and exiting Route 7.

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