A Mankato Police Officer was injured in a crash over the noon hour on Tuesday near the MSU-Mankato campus. 

According to the report, the accident occurred on Stadium Road, just west of Warren Street at 12:39 p.m.

The Minnesota State Patrol reports 35-year old Officer Grant Mitchell Christensen of Mankato was making a u-turn to initiate a traffic stop when a Honda Odyssey struck his squad vehicle.

Christensen suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Mayo Clinic Health System-Mankato.

The driver of the Odyssey, 20-year old Margaret Knier of Big Lake and a passenger, 20-year old Nicole Ferguson of Grimes, Iowa were uninjured.