Akron officer struck by drunk driver speaks out

Akron officer struck by drunk driver speaks out

AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - The Akron motorcycle police officer struck by a drunk driver over the weekend is expected to speak for the first time since the accident.

Shortly after 9:30 p.m. Saturday, officer Jason McKeel was struck by a minivan at the intersection of South Portage Path and Bloomfield Avenue.

(Source: Akron Police Department)
(Source: Akron Police Department)

Following field sobriety testing and a Breathalyzer test with results of .125, officers arrested Corrie M. Sharpe, 65, of West Exchange Street in Akron.

Officer McKeel will address the media at 10 a.m. Friday.

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