IMPD Officer Injured In Crash With Unlicensed Driver

Police: Fredrick Gibson Taken Into Custody

An Indianapolis police officer was injured in a car crash with an unlicensed driver Wednesday evening, officials said.

Officials said the crash happened about 8 p.m. when an on-duty officer collided with a gray Ford Grand Marquis at the intersection of North Rural and East New York streets on the city’s east side.

IMPD Spokesman Kendale Adams said the officer was taken to Methodist Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police said the driver of the Grand Marquis, Fredrick Gibson, 25, of Indianapolis, had an outstanding warrant and was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of driving without a license.

The injured officer has been employed with the IMPD East District and was given a blood alcohol test as part of standard procedure.

Officials said the officer had no alcohol in his system.