Officer injured when family sedan rear-ends patrol car

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SAN DIEGO -- An El Cajon police officer was injured early Thursday when his patrol car was rear-ended by a sedan carrying a couple and their young daughter.

The crash at the intersection of Main Street and Mollison Avenue was reported shortly before 2 a.m.

The officer was taken to Sharp Memorial hospital to be treated for injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

The couple and their girl were not injured. The cause of the collision is under investigation.