Police Officer Injured in Crash

The officer in training was making a turn when the crash occurred.
ALTOONA, BLAIR COUNTY – An Altoona Police officer was injured Thursday morning when a cruiser driven by an officer in training collided with another vehicle.

The police cruiser was making a left turn at the intersection of 13th Street and 19th Avenue shortly before 9 a.m. Thursday when another vehicle came over the hill.

The field training officer in the passenger seat was treated and released from UPMC Altoona. The officer required 16 staples for a head injury.

The officer in training was cited for his actions.
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