1 hurt in crash involving police vehicle

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man was injured in an accident involving am LMPD police cruiser early Tuesday morning, WAVE 3 News has learned.

LMPD spokesman Dwight Mitchell confirmed that an officer was driving near the intersection of 7th and Hill streets when two pedestrians tried to cross 7th Street "in the middle of the roadway" at about 6 a.m.

That's when the officer's cruiser struck one of the pedestrians with its mirror, causing a minor injury, Mitchell said.

That person was taken to UofL Hospital for observation.

No other injuries were reported.

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