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Sergeant injured when MTS trolley hits Sheriff’s SUV

SAN DIEGO -- A San Diego County Sheriff's sergeant was injured when an MTS trolley hit a patrol SUV Wednesday in Santee.

The collision happened shortly before 7 p.m. near Buena Vista Avenue and Cuyamaca Street.

"The right side of the vehicle was impacted and the front of the trolley was impacted," a Sheriff's official told FOX 5.

An Army medic who first assisted the sergeant said he was conscious and breathing when he was taken to a hospital.

No trolley passengers were injured.

Two women who live nearby told FOX 5 they've seen a number of crashes at the intersection.