A Turlock Police vehicle crashed Thursday morning while assisting Stanislaus County Sheriff’s deputies pursue a reportedly stolen vehicle.<br \/> <br \/> Turlock Police spokesperson Officer Mayra Lewis said that while the officer was en route, he was involved in a collision with an unrelated vehicle. The officer was transported to a nearby hospital for non-life threatening injuries.<br \/> <br \/> The incident began when a man and woman were seen breaking into a white Honda Accord by the Stanislaus County Auto Theft Task Force. According to StanCATT spokesman Alan Pittman, a spike strip was thrown out immediately as the man and woman started to drive away, deflating the left front tire on the vehicle.<br \/> <br \/> The man and women were arrested on suspicion of car theft, apprehended after their car crashed into a City of Turlock vehicle near the intersection of Tully and Fulkerth Roads.<br \/> <br \/> Neither suspect was injured during the incident. The woman was arrested on the scene, while the man was found later near Wal-Mart.<br \/> <br \/> The officer, whose name has not been released, struck an unrelated vehicle making a left turn, damaging the patrol car beyond repair. The vehicle that was struck, driven by a 45-year old Turlock man, also struck a utility pole after being hit by the police vehicle. The driver was uninjured.<br \/> <br \/> The incident took place at approximately 7:24 a.m. Thursday in the 1700 block of N. Tully Road.<br \/> <br \/> An investigation is still underway by the California Highway Patrol, who will issue a full statement following the conclusion of their investigation.