Two Cleveland police officers hurt in crash on I-90 after pickup truck strikes cruiser

CLEVELAND - Two Cleveland police officers were taken to the hospital after their cruiser was struck while they were helping another driver on I-90 Friday morning.

The incident happened in the westbound lanes near the Lakeshore Boulevard on-ramp just before 11 a.m.

Cleveland police said the officers were helping a broken-down car when a 71-year-old man driving a white pickup truck struck their police cruiser from behind.

The two police officers were taken to Euclid Hospital for treatment. Both reported having back injuries.

The 71-year-old man was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center. The extent of his injuries has not been released.

Police are investigating the circumstances of the crash.

The left two lanes in the area remain open. Keep checking for more information.

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