Springfield police cruiser involved in accident during chase

The suspect was arrested and the officer was not hurt

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A Springfield police officer was not hurt after his cruiser was involved in a crash.

Springfield Police Captain Robert Strzempek told 22News the officer was chasing a stolen vehicle around 5 o’clock this evening at the intersection of Wilbraham Road and Benton Street, when driver crashed into a parked car. The impact caused the police cruiser to also be hit.

The suspect was arrested.  The officer was not hurt.