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Macedonia officer struck by drunk driver on Christmas Eve

Posted: 9:11 AM, Dec 25, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-25 14:11:39Z

MACEDONIA, Ohio — A Macedonia police officer was hit by a drunk driver on Christmas Eve.

The officer was on I-271 north of the Ledge Road Bridge investigating an accident.

While investigating the original accident, a Macedonia police cruiser was rear-ended by a 56-year-old Cuyahoga Falls man.

The man was arrested by the Summit County Sheriff's Office for operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.

The officer was transported to Hillcrest Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.