A van collided with a police car near 83rd Avenue and Cholla on Wednesday morning.
The crash occurred around 7 a.m.
Four of five people in the van were taken to a hospital with minor injuries.
Peoria police spokeswoman Amanda Jacinto says they believe three people in the van are students at Peoria High School who were on there way to be dropped off.
The police officer was taken to a hospital with injuries from the airbag deploying.
Police are investigating the cause of the crash.
Southbound lanes on 83rd Avenue between Cactus and Cholla are expected to be closed for a couple of hours.
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