Two Ohio State Highway Patrol cruisers struck during overnight chase on the west side of Cleveland

Posted at 6:34 AM, Aug 10, 2017

Two Ohio State Highway Patrol cruisers were hit during an overnight pursuit on the west side of Cleveland.

According to Troopers the suspect took off from a Trooper after they attempted to stop him for weaving in and out of lanes around 2:30 a.m.

The chase never went above 40 mph and circled a tight area around West 65th Street and Clark Avenue, according to Troopers.

Troopers said during the pursuit the suspect driving a Ford Ranger rear-ended one trooper along Clark Avenue near West 65th.

The second crash ended the pursuit on West 65th just north of Storer Avenue when Troopers blocked the suspects way out of a parking lot and he intentionally rammed into the front of a Trooper's cruiser.

The man was transported to a local hospital to be checked out but was alert and talking at the scene.

Troopers said the man would likely be charged with OVI along with multiple other pursuit related charges.

No Troopers were injured in either crash.

One of the cruisers was disabled and had to be towed.