Crash with an off-duty officer sends woman to hospital

Posted by Alane Paulley - email

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A Louisville woman is in critical condition after a collision with an off-duty officer over the weekend.

The accident happened Saturday night at 11:30 at the intersection of Hurstbourne Lane and Headley Hill Road.

According to LMPD spokeswoman Alicia Smiley, the officer was driving south on Hurstbourne in an unmarked Ford Edge when a woman traveling north on Hurstbourne turned left in front of the officer's vehicle.

The impact from the collision pushed her Volvo into the median. She was taken to University Hospital in critical condition. The officer received minor injuries to his back and legs.

The Louisville Metro Police Department's Public Integrity Unit is investigating the crash.

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