Crash involving CPD vehicle closes Norwood Lateral

Crash involving CPD vehicle closes Norwood Lateral
Westbound Norwood Lateral is shut down due to a crash involving a Cincinnati police vehicle Tuesday morning, police say. (Source: FOX19 NOW)

CINCINNATI, Ohio (FOX19) - A crash involving a Cincinnati police vehicle closed westbound Norwood Lateral near Interstate 75 early Tuesday, police said.

The westbound lanes of the Norwood Lateral reopened at Paddock Road about 4:40 a.m., about an hour after they closed.

An officer was inside the police vehicle when it was rear-ended from behind, police said.

Initial emergency dispatches indicated he suffered an arm injury, but he is OK and did not need to go to the hospital, dispatchers said.

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