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Two Fremont police officers injured in crash (updated 7 p.m.)

Andy Ouriel • Jun 2, 2014 at 11:17 AM

Updated story (7 p.m.) — Fremont police Chief Tim Wiersma released a few more details about the incident injuring two officers.

• At around 11:38 p.m. Saturday, officers made a traffic stop near the intersection of Sycamore Street and North Wilson Avenue, which resulted in a high-speed pursuit in around city limits and then in other areas of Sandusky County.

• At about 11:41 p.m., two police cruisers were involved in a crash at the intersection of Hickory Street and North Wilson Avenue. These vehicles tried assisting with the pursuit. 

• Sometime after this, paramedics rushed two unnamed officers to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

• At 2:35 a.m. Sunday, the vehicle police officers were chasing was found unoccupied in the 800 block of White Ave. by officers. Officers arranged to have the car towed and are waiting to talk with the vehicle's owner.

• As of 7 p.m. Sunday, one officer still remains in the hospital with no official condition listed.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash, and Fremont police is investigating the pursuit.

Original story (12:45 p.m.) — Two Fremont police officers sustained what appears to be serious injuries from a vehicle incident sometime during the past day.

Fremont police Chief Tim Wiersma told the Register two of his officers were hurt in the crash with one still in the hospital as of 12:45 p.m. Sunday.

Wiersma did not reveal who was hurt or the extent of these injuries. He did say a release with names and other information is forthcoming.

Check back here for more updates.

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