Two police officers and a third man were hospitalised after a police car crashed in Melbourne's north.
The police car was chasing another car that had reportedly ran a red light on the Greensborough Highway in the early hours of on Sunday morning.
But the police car was hit by another vehicle, which then forced the police car into a nearby pole.
Both police officers and the driver of the other car were taken to hospital.
The car that ran the red light got away.