Officer hurt after cruiser struck by suspect's vehicle - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Officer hurt after cruiser struck by suspect's vehicle

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HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

An officer was hospitalized and a driver faces arrest after a police cruiser was struck by a vehicle in Hartford.

Police said it happened on Zion Street at Ward Place on Wednesday.

They said a reckless driver lost control of the vehicle and hit the officer's marked cruiser. It happened after stop sticks were deployed.

The officer in the cruiser suffered a minor injury.

A passenger in the suspect's vehicle was also hospitalized with minor injuries.

The driver faces a number of motor vehicle charges.

Police said the investigation was ongoing.

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