Police cruiser, taxi involved in injury crash

Police cruiser, taxi involved in injury crash
The accident was reported near the intersection of Taylor Boulevard and Heywood Avenue around 7:30 a.m. Friday, according to MetroSafe.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – An off-duty LMPD officer was involved in a crash early Friday morning.

The officer was in an unmarked LMPD cruiser while making a left turn in the 2900 block of Taylor Boulevard, near Heywood Avenue, at about 7:30 a.m. That's when an oncoming Taxi 7 driver struck the cruiser, injuring both drivers.

The officer suffered a minor injury and was taken to Audubon Hospital, an LMPD spokesman said.

The driver of the taxi suffered a minor hand injury but declined medical attention.

The identities of those involved were not immediately available.

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