A Hamden officer was rear-ended on Saturday, according to police.
They said it happened on Whitney Avenue around 9:15 a.m.
Police said Officer Michael Pantera was driving southbound in his marked vehicle when a woman flagged him down.
As he slowed down to pull over, his vehicle was struck by a 32-year-old Cheshire resident.
Police said that the woman from Cheshire was "looking down" to adjust her heater before the crash.
Both Pantera and the unidentified driver were brought to Yale-New Haven Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Anyone with information about this crash is asked to contact Hamden police at 203-230-4000.
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