Ohio Officer Injured in Vehicle Pursuit Crash

A Minerva, OH, police officer was injured early Sunday morning while pursuing a suspect’s car, a news release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol said.

It happened just before 10:30 a.m. on Sunday on State Route 183.

Officials say the officer was pursuing a vehicle that was speeding through the village when the police SUV and the another vehicle collided and went off the road. The officer’s vehicle rolled once and caught fire, the news release stated.

Officials say the officer and the driver of the other vehicle were taken to a local hospital. Their conditions were not released.

The suspect was arrested later Sunday, Fox 8 TV reports. No information was released regarding charges.

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