Cheviot officer involved in crash

Posted by Trina Edwards - email

GREEN TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - A traffic accident involving a Cheviot police officer injured two people on Sunday evening.

It happened on North Bend Road at Westwood Northern Boulevard just before 6:30 p.m.

Police say a marked Cheviot Police cruiser operated by Officer Dennis Palmer, 35, was traveling northbound on North Bend Road approaching the intersection when it struck a Chevy Malibu operated by Marion Marshall, 37, of Cheviot. Marshall was turning left from southbound North Bend Road to eastbound Westwood Northern Blvd.

Officer Palmer's cruiser struck the right rear portion of Marshall's car. After striking Marshall's car, the cruiser continued northbound and struck a Honda Odyssey operated by Dennis Villamagna, 39, of Cheviot. Villamagna was stopped on southbound North Bend Road wafting to turn left.

Officer Palmer was treated at the scene by the Green Township Fire Department. Marshall was transported to Mercy Western Hills Hospital, where she was treated and released. Villamunga was not injured.

Police say everyone was wearing a seat belt and alcohol is not a factor. The crash remains under investigation.