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Officer, two civilians injured in crash on Kenmore Boulevard in Akron

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Posted at 5:31 PM, Jul 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-12 23:24:27-04

An officer and two civilians were injured in a crash on Kenmore Boulevard near 19th Street, the Akron Police Department detective bureau reported. 

A police cruiser was involved in the accident, which was reported shortly after 5 p.m. on Tuesday. Police said the vehicle the civilians were in flipped over, but all involved in the crash only sustained minor injuries. The officer received a minor hand injury. 

Authorities asked the public to avoid the area. Ramps for I-76 eastbound were closed before 6 p.m. Tuesday due to the crash.