Columbus Police Cruiser Involved In Crash On I-71

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A Columbus police cruiser was involved in a crash on Interstate 71 northbound between Hudson Street and Weber Road Monday morning around 7 a.m.

The officer, whose name was not released, was responding to a injury accident when his vehicle slid on ice on the road.

While I-71 was not shutdown, police reported icy conditions on the roadway.

Salt trucks were called to the area to treat the road.

The officer was checked out by medics at the scene, but was not seriously injured.

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