CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Early Sunday morning an on duty Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Officer was involved in a single car crash.

The accident occurred at 5 a.m. on the 3000 block of North Sharon Amity Road just before Albemarle Road. The CMPD officer was attempting to make a U-turn on Sharon Amity Road when he hit a tree in the median and the car flipped over. Only minor injuries to the officer have been reported from the accident.