The crash occurred at about 1:30 a.m. in the area of Western Avenue and 94th Street, said Officer Norma Eisenman of the LAPD's Media Relations Section.
Paramedics dispatched to the scene at 1:32 a.m. rushed at least two people to a hospital, including a police officer, according to Brian Humphrey of the Los Angeles Fire Department.
Eisenman said the motorist was also taken to a hospital and eventually booked. The charges were not immediately known. The officer was treated and released.
It was not immediately clear if the patrol vehicle was marked or unmarked.