PARMA, Ohio-- A Parma police cruiser was involved in a crash Thursday morning.
It happened on Brookpark Road near West 54th Street.
Police said the officer was responding to a robbery call and attempted to go around another car that was turning left.
The officer, who had activated the cruiser's lights and sirens, avoided hitting the other vehicle and struck a telephone pole.
The officer was taken to University Hospitals Parma Medical Center, while an 18-year-old, who was doing a ridealong with police, was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center.
The driver of the other car was not hurt.