Police cruiser struck during pursuit in Dayton

Police cruiser struck during pursuit in Dayton
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DAYTON — A police cruiser was struck by a vehicle during a pursuit in Dayton Thursday evening.

Montgomery County Regional Dispatch confirmed that the pursuit happened after the driver fled the scene of a traffic stop on Springfield St. around 5 p.m., resulting in the vehicle striking a cruiser.

Initial scanner traffic reported that the vehicle was a bluish-green BMW.

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Dispatch said the pursuit ended on I-75 at Needmore Rd.

Dispatch was currently unable to confirm any additional details on whether or not the suspect was taken into custody or if they fled on foot.

We will continue to update this story as we receive new details about the incident.