2 Akron officers hurt when stolen van hits police SUV
AKRON, Ohio — Two Akron officers received minor injuries after the driver of a stolen van crashed into their cruiser.
They were driving south on South Arlington Street when the driver of a stolen Dodge Caravan pulled out westbound from Georgia Avenue and hit the cruiser. The driver of the Dodge Caravan fled on foot.
The officers were taken to Akron General Medical Center.
Lessmann III was treated for head and hand injuries, and Culver was treated for a cut to the lower lip and for knee injuries. They were treated and released from the hospital.
The Dodge Caravan was reported stolen out of Cuyahoga Falls. There is no description of the suspect.
The accident remains under investigation.