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Rochester police officer hospitalized after patrol car crash

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A Rochester police officer was hospitalized Wednesday after patrol car crash along Joseph Avenue.

According to police, the officer was responding to a call when a car going south in the northbound lane hit the RPD cruiser head-on. The patrol vehicle then crashed into the Avenue Blackbox Theatre.

The officer was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital with what police said were minor injuries. The 51-year-old woman driving the other vehicle was taken to Rochester General Hospital as a precaution.

Investigators said drugs and alcohol did not appear to be a factor in the crash. They expect the civilian driver will be ticketed.

News 8 has a crew at the scene and will provide more information as it becomes available.

​ ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A Rochester police officer was hospitalized Wednesday after patrol car crash along Joseph Avenue.

According to police, the officer was responding to a call when a car going south in the northbound lane hit the RPD cruiser head-on. The patrol vehicle then crashed into the Avenue Blackbox Theatre.

The officer was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital with what police said were minor injuries. The 51-year-old woman driving the other vehicle was taken to Rochester General Hospital as a precaution.

Investigators said drugs and alcohol did not appear to be a factor in the crash. They expect the civilian driver will be ticketed.

News 8 has a crew at the scene and will provide more information as it becomes available. Read More RochesterRochesterFirst  

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