Ohio Cruiser Collides With Ambulance

MIAMI TOWNSHIP, Ohio --

A Miami Township police cruiser and ambulance were involved in a crash Thursday afternoon.

Police said an officer was responding to a crash on Miamisburg-Springboro Road and found a vehicle in the ditch. The officer said he did not think it was the correct crash so he pulled away to continue down the road.

The officer said he went to drive around a minivan, but ended up hitting the van as it tried to pull over for the officer. The impact of that crash caused the cruiser to spin out and hit an ambulance head-on. The cruiser was seriously damaged.

The officer was taken to a local hospital to be checked out.

The crash that the officer first stopped at was the crash that he was dispatched to. That is where the ambulance was headed.

The crash remains under investigation.

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