NEWBURGH HEIGHTS – Newburgh Heights Police Chief John Majoy confirms a crash involving one of his officers.
The cruiser overturned near a home in the 3500 block of Independence in Newburgh Heights shortly before 11 a.m.
Chief John Majoy says the officer was trying to catch up with a traffic offender when he hit a patch of ice.
According to the chief, the car flipped several times.
The officer was trapped for a short time but was able to get himself out.
He was taken to the hospital.
The police chief says the injuries are not life-threatening.
No one else was hurt.
The officer is not being identified.
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