A Riverhead police car was involved in a minor accident on Route 58 this morning. Photo: Peter Blasl.

A Riverhead police car was sideswiped in a minor accident in front of Lowe’s on Route 58 Tuesday morning.

While responding to an unrelated incident, the officer was waiting in the turning lane this morning when a pickup truck headed westbound sideswiped the officer’s vehicle, according to police.

The officer sustained minor injuries, while the driver of the pickup truck was not injured, police said.

No tickets have been issued at this time.

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Peter Blasl
Peter Blasl is an award-winning photographer and newshound who chases breaking news when he's not busy selling ads for the LOCAL websites. He’s a lifelong Riverhead resident, nature-lover and avid fisherman Email Peter