A BART Police Officer was involved in a minor injury vehicle collision on highway-242 in Concord on Saturday night while responding to a call for back-up at the Pittsburg/Bay Point BART Station, according to BART Police.
The Officer was near the Clayton Rd. exit on H-242 when the collision occurred. He was on his way to the Pittsburg/Bay Point BART Station to assist an officer who attempted to detain a male suspect for fare evasion. The suspect fled on foot but was tased and taken into custody, police said.
When the call originally came in, it was reported to be a fatal collision, however, there were no life-threatening injuries.