Harrison County

Gulfport officer seriously injured in crash, police say

A Gulfport Police Department officer has been seriously injured in a crash, the agency tweeted Monday evening.

Sgt. Clayton Fulks said the crash happened about 6:30 p.m. at the intersection of Creosote and Three Rivers roads.

He said an officer was transported to a hospital with serious injuries.

The officer was attempting to stop a van reported as stolen, he said, when it hit the police cruiser the officer was driving.

The Sun Herald will update this story as more information is available.