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2 Columbus police officers injured in two-vehicle crash

Both officers' injuries are not life threatening, according to police.
Credit: WBNS-10TV

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Columbus police say two officers were hurt in a two-vehicle crash Monday night on the city's east side.

The crash happened at the intersection of Cole Street and Miller Avenue around 9 p.m.

Police say the crash involved a police cruiser and another vehicle.

According to police, the driver of the other vehicle was traveling along Cole Street and the officers were going down Miller Avenue. The other vehicle's driver ran a red light and hit the police cruiser in the intersection.

Both officers' injuries are not life-threatening, according to police.

The driver of the other vehicle and other passengers who were inside that vehicle also suffered injuries that are not life-threatening, according to police.

Both officers and the people inside the other vehicle were taken to the Ohio State University East Hospital for treatment.

Police say it's suspected that the driver of the other vehicle may have been under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

The intersection is currently shut down.

Police say charges are pending.