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Police cruiser, taxi involved in injury crash

The accident was reported near the intersection of Taylor Boulevard and Heywood Avenue around...
The accident was reported near the intersection of Taylor Boulevard and Heywood Avenue around 7:30 a.m. Friday, according to MetroSafe. (Source: WAVE 3 News)
Updated: Feb. 16, 2018 at 10:14 AM EST
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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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