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Police investigating officer-involved crash in Henrico County

Posted at 9:03 PM, Jan 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-28 13:30:40-05

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – Police are on the scene of an officer-involved crash on Williamsburg Road in Henrico County. Witnesses tell CBS 6 the unmarked police vehicle was sideswiped causing it to crash into a utility pole.

Police say the crash happened at the intersection of Williamsburg Road and Eastover Avenue. They could not elaborate on exactly how the crash happened, saying it is still under investigation.

Investigators did say the officer was responding to an emergency call when the crash occurred.

The officer and the female driver were not injured in the crash. No emergency personnel were required at the scene.

The crash caused a power outage at several surrounding businesses. Police say some people in the area may be without power until 3 a.m.