Ohio officer injured riding motorcycle after shift
The Bucyrus Telegram Forum
MARION, Ohio - A Marion City Police officer is in critical condition at Grant Medical Center after being struck by a car while riding his motorcycle.
Winfield had just finished his shift at 1 a.m. as patrol officer with the Marion City Police Department.
Winfield was transported to Marion General Hospital by Marion City EMS and was later flown by medical helicopter to Grant Medical Center in Columbus where he was listed in critical condition as of 9 p.m. Sunday.
The police department received numerous 9-1-1 calls about the hit-skip accident, advising Abrams fled the scene northbound on Pearl Street.
Officers were led to the area of 597 Pearl Street by James Stevenson, who followed Abrams from the accident scene.
Officers arrested Abrams and transported him to Multi-County Correctional Center.Formal charges of aggravated vehicular assault, operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, underage consumption and leaving the scene of an injury accident are to be forward to the Marion County Prosecutor's Office Monday.
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