LA CROSSE, Wis. -

Three people were injured Friday night after a La Crosse police cruiser was rear-ended.

The crash happened about 10 p.m. on Lang Drive, between Monitor and La Crosse streets.

Police said an officer and reserve officer were in a squad car stopped on the side of Lang Drive when they were rear-ended. The police car was parked behind another vehicle that had run out of gas.

Police said the officer, reserve officer and the driver of the vehicle that rear-ended them were taken to the hospital.  Tri-State Ambulance told News 8 the injuries were non-life-threatening.

Lang Drive was closed for several hours as police investigated the scene.