Video: Ohio cop struck on icy highway

Police at the scene said the officer was out of the car laying flares for another crash


By Mike Waterhouse
Newsnet5.com

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio - A police officer jumped to safety after his police cruiser was struck from behind on Interstate 271 in Mayfield Heights Wednesday morning.

The incident happened during the morning commute. Police at the scene said the officer was out of the car laying flares for another crash when his cruiser was hit. He jumped out of the way and was not hurt.

Pepper Pike police said there was a jack-knifed semi in the same area, but did not say whether this was connected to the police cruiser crash.

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