UPDATE: Police cruiser, truck involved in crash following U-turn on U.S. 22


A semi-truck and Steubenville Police cruiser were involved in an accident Sunday in Jefferson County.

The accident happened Sunday afternoon on U.S. 22 just north of the Veterans Memorial Bridge.

According to Ohio State Highway Patrol, the Steubenville police cruiser was travelling on Route 7 northbound and attempted to make a U-turn to travel eastbound in the U.S. 22 westbound lane when it collided with the semi-truck travelling on U.S. 22 westbound.

The footage of the scene shows the air bags were deployed. According to OSHP, the officer has only minor injuries and was taken to the hospital as a precaution. The semi-truck driver has no reported injuries.

This accident remains under investigation.

NEWS9 is working to learn more.

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