Road reopens after OSHP cruiser crashes into utility pole during chase

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TWINSBURG, Ohio -- A portion of Ravenna Rd. in Twinsburg was closed early Tuesday after an Ohio State Highway Patrol cruiser crashed into a utility pole while chasing a suspect.

According to OSHP, the suspect's vehicle crashed into a ditch and the OSHP cruiser smashed into a utility pole.

Ravenna Rd. was closed from Ridgewood Dr. to E. Idlewood Dr. Just before 8:30 a.m. two lanes were back open and traffic started moving again.

The man driving the SUV ran from the scene of the crash. He was captured and taken into custody about two streets away from the crash.

The trooper was taken to a local hospital. No information was released on the trooper's condition.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol did not say why the suspect was being chased.

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