East Cleveland police squad car heavily damaged in collision - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

East Cleveland squad car smashed up in traffic crash

EAST CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

One lucky on-duty East Cleveland police officer walked away unscathed after being involved in a car accident on Cleveland's east side.

The accident happened early Sunday evening at Euclid Ave. and Ivanhoe around 6:15 p.m. 

The officer was in the middle of initiating a traffic stop, when his patrol car was struck by a third vehicle that ran a stop sign, causing the patrol car to slam into a pole. 

According to police no one was injured but both the officer and the other driver were taken to University Hospital to be examined. 

So far no charges have been filed.

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