Monroe police cruiser involved in crash on Ohio 4

Officer injured in crash involving Monroe police cruiser, truck

The Monroe police vehicle that was involved in a crash today was stopped and struck in the rear by a truck, which caused the cruiser to go onto private property, said Sgt. Chris Crisafi of the Hamilton post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. 

The driver of the truck, a 46-year-old woman, was transported to Atrium Medical Center for treatment.

The officer was transported to West Chester Hospital for treatment. There was no update available on their conditions. 

INITIAL REPORT

A Monroe police officer was injured while en route to a suspicious person call this afternoon after being involved in a crash with a truck in the 6100 block of Hamilton-Middletown Road (Ohio 4).

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Police said the officer and the driver of the truck were both injured and transported to area hospitals.

Southbound Ohio 4 is closed at Apple Knoll Lane due to the crash and is expected to be closed for an unknown amount of time. Police suggest using Todhunter Road to Salzman Road as a detour. Truck traffic should use Yankee Road to Salzman Road.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

A Monroe police officer was injured while in route to a suspicious person call Tuesday afternoon after being involved in a crash with a truck in the 6100 block of Hamilton-Middletown Road. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF
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