Published: Nov 02, 2010 6:46 PM EDT
Updated: Nov 02, 2010 3:46 PM EDT

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - A Gulf coast area deputy and a woman sustained minor injuries after their vehicles crashed.

Both people were hospitalized after the early Tuesday crash. Authorities say the deputy was in his patrol car when the woman rear-ended him as he yielded to an ambulance.

The deputy was on duty during the crash. Both vehicles were towed.

Authorities are investigating.