DPS officer and K9 involved in accident Thursday afternoon

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The Texas Department of Public Safety said four people suffered minor injuries Thursday afternoon in an accident that involved a DPS office.

DPS said the driver of a Dodge Charger failed to stop at a red light, at Martin Luther King Boulevard and Slaton Highway.  The car hit a minivan and in turn the minivan then hit the DPS patrol unit.  

Three people from the van were taken by EMS and one person from the charger was taken by EMS to local hospitals.  DPS said a K9 was inside the patrol unit.  The K9 will be taken to a veterinarian just as a precaution, DPS said. 

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