LINDENHURST - Cops say a police officer was injured in a car crash in Lindenhurst.

The crash happened on Montauk Highway and South 7th Street around 3 a.m.

News 12 Long Island has learned the officer swerved to avoid a bread truck and hit a utility pole.

The officer was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the truck was not injured.