Two officers, SUV driver injured after multi-vehicle crash in Roanoke Friday night

Officials responded to the accident shortly before 7:30 p.m.
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Published: Oct. 23, 2020 at 8:47 PM EDT
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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - UPDATE: The driver of an SUV traveling east along Melrose hit a parked unoccupied marked police car Friday night. It was led by the force of the crash to hit another patrol car nearby; inside that car was an officer working a different crash.

Another officer was standing beside the vehicle working the initial crash and was injured by the force of the unoccupied car being hit.

Along with the two officers, the driver of the SUV was taken to a hospital, according to Roanoke PD.

The cause of the crash is yet to be determined. There have been no charges filed.

EARLIER: A multi-vehicle crash in the 3000 block of Melrose Ave. NW sent two officers to a hospital Friday night, according to Roanoke PD.

Officials responded to the accident shortly before 7:30 p.m. Two police cars were involved in the incident.

There is no word on the current condition of the officers.

Stay with WDBJ7 for updates.

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