Police officer injured in head-on collision in Covington

By Jill Eichorn - email

COVINGTON, KY (FOX19) - A police officer was rushed to the hospital Sunday night after being involved in a car crash in Covington.

The crash also injured the prisoner the officer was transporting in his cruiser and another driver.

The accident happened around 8 p.m. Sunday night on Benton Road.

Covington police say the officer was driving with a prisoner in custody when a car crossed the center line and hit the police car head on.

All three people were taken transported to the hospital via ambulance. Their conditions are unknown.

Police have not yet released the names of those involved. The accident remains under investigation.