Charleston police cruiser in vehicle accident

A Charleston police officer is placed on a stretcher by EMS after he was involved in a collision at the corner of Huger and Kenilworth Streets Thursday evening.

A Charleston police officer in a police cruiser was involved in wreck with another car at Huger and Kenilworth streets.

The officer was being checked for injuries in an ambulance on scene and appeared to be OK, according to Charles Francis, police public information officer.

The Highway Patrol will investigate the accident.