(Munster, IN) - A northwest Indiana police officer suffered injuries in a crash while trying to conduct a traffic stop.
It happened just before 9:00 p.m. Wednesday night in Munster.
A city police officer gave pursuit to a speeding vehicle. Another driver, perhaps not paying attention, crossed the officer’s path. The collision sent the police SUV head-on into a utility pole.
The officer had to be extricated from his vehicle. He was treated for injuries at a Munster hospital and released.