IMPD officer involved in head-on crash on north side

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Photo from scene on April 11, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS (April 11, 2016) – Indianapolis Metropolitan Police are investigating after one of their officers was involved in a crash on the north side early Monday morning.

Police responded to the intersection of Hoover Road and West 73rd Street around 2 a.m. after reports that one of their officers had crashed.

Police say the IMPD squad car was involved in a head-on crash with another vehicle.

The officer was transported to IU Methodist Hospital with minor injuries. The driver of the other vehicle was taken to Eskenazi in serious condition.

Police are investigating the possibility that the driver of the other vehicle was impaired at the time of the crash.