IMPD offficer involved in crash near Lawrence

Opposing driver was unlicensed, police said

INDIANAPOLIS - An IMPD officer was involved in a crash near Lawrence Sunday night after making an evasive maneuver to avoid another vehicle.

The officer was driving a squad car near 42nd Street and Mitthoeffer Road around 9 p.m. when IMPD officials say another vehicle pulled the car's path.

The officer performed an evasive maneuver to avoid the vehicle and was struck by another, oncoming vehicle.

Upon investigation, officers discovered the driver of the vehicle that struck the officer was unlicensed. That driver was arrested.

IMPD officials said no one was seriously injured in the crash. An investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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