I-76 east in Medina County reopened after crash involving cruiser


(Photo courtesy: Wadsworth police)

WADSWORTH, Ohio (WJW)– A portion of Interstate 76 east in Medina County was closed for a crash involving a Wadsworth police cruiser.

The Ohio Department of Transportation said I-76 was shut down from state Route 3 to state Route 57. It was reopened after 11:30 p.m.

Wadsworth police said officers at first responded to a one-car crash. While at the scene, the K-9 officer parking his car in the left lane to check on the crash. That’s when a mini van hit another car and the K-9 cruiser.

K-9 Zoro was in the car, but appears to be OK, police said. There were no injuries from either crash.

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