Hamilton Co. deputy involved in overnight crash

NORTH BEND, OH (FOX19) - A Hamilton County Sheriff's deputy is recovering after a crash in Cleves.

Police say that the deputy was responding to a call Saturday evening around midnight when his cruiser was hit at the intersection of U.S. 50 and Mt. Nebo Road.

The deputy was traveling westbound on U.S. 50 with his overheads lights and siren activated.

Authorities say that Christy Meddings, 42, hit the deputy. Meddings says she didn't see the officer coming through the intersection after her light turned green.

Meddings and the deputy were both taken to the hospital. Both individuals have since been released.

The crash is currently under investigation.

Alcohol and drugs are not believed to be a factor.

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