A police officer critically injured Monday morning in a crash with a big-rig at the Port of Oakland is undergoing surgery, police said.
The crash happened about 2:50 a.m. on Middle Harbor Road near berths 55-56, the Oakland Police Department wrote on Twitter.
More information on the officer’s condition was not immediately available from police. Authorities were at the scene as of 7:30 a.m. to investigate the collision.
The crash happened at the west gate of the Oakland International Container Terminal in the 2500 block of Middle Harbor Road, where the patrol car crashed into a parked big-rig. That gate will be closed while authorities investigate the scene, said Michael Zampa, communications director for the Port of Oakland.
The east gate is open, and as of 8 a.m., a line of trucks was waiting to get into the terminal, Zampa said.