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Police Cruiser Struck; Officer Taken to Hospital

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(A Cleveland police officer was taken to the hospital after his cruiser was hit on Jan. 23, 2014)

(A Cleveland police officer was taken to the hospital after his cruiser was hit on Jan. 23, 2014)

(A Cleveland police officer was taken to the hospital after his cruiser was hit on Jan. 23, 2014)

CLEVELAND — A police officer was taken to the hospital Thursday after his cruiser was struck by another vehicle.

It happened around 11:15 a.m. on I-90 at West 98th Street.

The Cleveland Division of Police said the officer was waiting for a tow truck and an oncoming vehicle struck the cruiser from behind.

He was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center in stable condition.

The officer suffered minor injuries and was expected to be treated and released.

Information on the other driver was not available at the time of this report.