1 Hurt In Crash Involving Police Vehicle

Posted at 10:31 AM, Jul 31, 2018

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3) – A man was injured in an accident involving am Louisville Metro Police Department cruiser early Tuesday morning.

LMPD spokesman Dwight Mitchell confirmed to WAVE 3 that an officer was driving near the intersection of 7th and Hill streets when two pedestrians tried to cross 7th Street "in the middle of the roadway" at about 6 a.m.

That’s when the officer’s cruiser struck one of the pedestrians with its mirror, causing a minor injury, Mitchell said.

That person was taken to UofL Hospital for observation.

No other injuries were reported.