Two officers hurt in I 24 crash overnight

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Two Chattanooga Police officers were injured in a crash on I 24 overnight.

They were working a crash involving an 18 wheeler around 1 AM.

Police say an SUV drove around a patrol vehicle with its lights on.

It hit one officer in the leg as he jumped out of the way and crashed into another patrol vehicle.

The officer inside had to be extricated.

Both officers were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The SUV driver was also taken to the hospital for evaluation.

There are no charges yet, but the case is under investigation.

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