A Boston police officer was hospitalized after his cruiser was involved in an accident in the South End on Tuesday night, a police spokesman said.

The cruiser and another vehicle were on Massachusetts Avenue and Shawmut Avenue when the accident occurred, according to Boston Police spokesman David Estrada. The officer was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital and the driver of the other vehicle was taken to Boston Medical Center, Estrada said.

The cause of the accident and the conditions of both people were unknown late Tuesday night.

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