San Jose police officer hit by car while making arrests at sideshow

A crime scene investigator places a cone next to a suspect's pickup truck at the entrance to a Safeway shopping center on Stevens Creek Blvd. at Lawrence Expressway Friday, March 17, 2017, in San Jose, Calif. San Jose Police Department officers shot the suspect after a chase that ended at the shopping center entrance. (Jim Gensheimer/Bay Area News Group)

SAN JOSE – A police officer was injured overnight Sunday while making arrests at a sideshow that drew hundreds of people, according to multiple media reports.

The San Jose police officer suffered minor injuries and is expected to be OK, according to ABC7.

Hundreds of people were involved in the sideshow overnight, which occurred on Hostetter Road near Interstate 680, according to ABC7. Several different law enforcement agencies responded, including Morgan Hill police, the California Highway Patrol the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office.

Police issued several citations, made multiple arrests and impounded several cars.

“When you’re out on public streets doing donuts or excessive speed and so forth you run the risk of losing control of the vehicle and crashing into other vehicles or pedestrians,” San Jose Police Department Lt. Brian Anderson told ABC7.

San Jose police made some arrests, though it was not immediately clear how many people were taken into custody. Police also issued citations and impounded cars, according to ABC7.

Officers also responded to reports of streets racers and sideshows in the area of Tully Road and Capitol Expressway as well as Aborn Road and Capitol Expressway, according to NBC Bay Area.