Woman on the run after striking Ohio trooper’s cruiser on Turnpike

Woman on the run after striking Ohio trooper’s cruiser on Turnpike
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RAVENNA, Ohio (WOIO) - Authorities are searching for a woman driving a 2018 Chevy Impala who struck an Ohio State Highway Patrol cruiser during a chase Friday in Ravenna.

The incident unfolded at about 3 p.m. on the Ohio Turnpike, near State Route 44, according to OSHP.

The trooper blocked her sedan from behind at a toll gate, and the woman reversed and crashed into his cruiser to escape.

The suspect then drove forward, maneuvered around a car in front of her and sped past the toll gate.

During the melee, a male passenger jumped out of the Impala and surrendered.

He was taken to the hospital for a possible leg injury, and the trooper involved in the crash is OK.

The woman is still on the run, and OSHP plan on releasing more details shortly.

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