Accident Sends Officer and Man to Hospital

<p>Yakima police cars</p>

Yakima police cars

A police officer escapes serious injury after colliding with another motorist this morning.

Yakima police say it happened around 10:30 near the corner of West Lincoln and Custer Avenue.

Police say officer Lynn Thorn was heading westbound on Lincoln, when the man pulled out in front of her and collided.

The man and Thorn were taken to a local hospital, three children were in the man's car at the time, but were not hurt.

Police say Thorn did not suffer serious injuries and is expected to be released today.