Gut-wrenching crash sends Parma police officer to hospital

Violent crash sends Parma police officer to hospital

PARMA , Ohio (WOIO) -A Parma Police officer was hospitalized following a Thursday morning crash on Brookpark Road.

According to Parma Police, the officer was responding to a robbery in progress call near West 54th and Brookpark when a car turned left in front of the cruiser, the officer tried to avoid it but clipped the vehicle and crashed into a telephone pole.

The officer and an 18-year-old ride along passenger were both transported to an area hospital for evaluation.

The other vehicle’s occupants refused medical treatment.

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