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Eastlake police issue stark reminder to 'move over, slow down' after cruisers struck by passing car

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Posted at 5:40 PM, Mar 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-24 17:40:25-04

EASTLAKE, Ohio — Several vehicles were damaged Wednesday morning when a motorist smashed into a police cruiser on Interstate 90 that was pulled off to the side of the road for a traffic stop.

Thankfully, no one was injured.

The crash happened around 11:30 a.m. in the westbound lanes of Interstate 90 near East 305th Street.

According to Eastlake police, a car hit one of the cruisers and then a civilian vehicle that was stopped.

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The impact caused the cruiser to collide with a second cruiser that was at the scene.

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The cause of the crash is under investigation. Drugs and/or alcohol aren't believed to be contributing factors to the crash. No charges have been filed, police said.

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