Rochester, NY (August 18, 2019) – Around 1 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, August 17, police responded to the scene of a car accident involving a police cruiser on West Main Street in Rochester.
At the time of the crash, a vehicle was driving along on West Main Street in the area of State Street when the vehicle suddenly ran a red light and struck a police cruiser.
Both the officer and the driver received various injuries in the accident, though the extent of the injuries were not disclosed. They were both taken to the hospital for treatment.
Police continue their investigation into the accident at this time.
We wish to extend our sincerest thoughts to the parties injured in this accident.
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