Suspect at large after officer involved hit-and-run

SPRINGFIELD TWP, OH (FOX19) - A suspect is at large after an officer involved hit-and-run in Springfield Township.

Springfield Township authorities say the incident happened during a Hamilton Avenue police pursuit of a stolen Chevrolet  Equinox. An officer's cruiser left the roadway and struck a utility pole after being hit by the stolen vehicle.

The Equinox got away but was later recovered unoccupied. Springfield Township Police are attempting to identify the two occupants of the car, one described as a black male in his early 20s, wearing a black jackets and hat.

The officer sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital for further evaluation.

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