A Corpus Christi police officer is recovering after his police unit was t-boned overnight.

Lt. Donald Moore said, "he (the officer) was coming up to this intersection and put his lights on to clear the intersection. He did not see a vehicle coming and the vehicle was coming through on his green light and struck the police unit causing it to spin around and hit the pole."

The crash happened around 1:30 Saturday morning at the intersection of Lipan and Staples. Police say the officer and the driver of the black car will be okay. The driver of the car will be cited for driving without a license. The investigation into the crash is ongoing.