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Dramatic video: Newburgh Heights officer runs for safety when car comes careening towards him

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CUYAHOGA HEIGHTS, Ohio-- No one was in a Newburgh Heights police car when it was hit by a car on Interstate 77 early Sunday morning.

Officers from Cuyahoga Heights and Newburgh Heights were checking out an abandoned car, which hit the center wall on I-77 north near Grant Avenue.

That's when another car hit the police cruiser. The driver was taken to the hospital.

(Photo courtesy: Cuyahoga Heights police)

The police car was unoccupied and had its overhead lights activated.

Cuyahoga Heights police said alcohol does not appear to be a factor.

The original crash, involving the abandoned rental, remains under investigation.

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