Detroit police SUV involved in crash on city’s west side

SUV was badly damaged

A Detroit Police Department SUV was involved in a crash on Detroit's west side.

DETROIT – A Detroit police officer was involved in a crash on Detroit’s west side.

The crash happened Tuesday around 5:30 p.m .near Oakman Boulevard and Dexter Avenue.

The police SUV was badly damaged, the airbag went off and it is missing a wheel.

Police said officers were traveling West when a driver in an Avenger traveling south struck the officer in the intersection. The officers, driver and two passengers were transported to a hospital.

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