UPDATE: State Police Cruiser Involved in Crash in Charleston

By: Jeremy Edwards Email
By: Jeremy Edwards Email

UPDATE 7/27/12
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A West Virginia State Police cruiser almost crashed into a busy store Thursday afternoon.

Charleston Police say the driver of a white car pulled out in front of a trooper in the 200 block of Quarrier Street in Charleston.

The trooper's cruiser and the white car collided. The cruiser then lost control, went over a sidewalk and ended up in a flower bed.

It stopped just short of hitting the side of the Sears building at the Charleston Town Center Mall.

Both drivers were taken to the hospital, but are expected to be okay.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Emergency crews are on the scene of an accident involving a West Virginia State Police cruiser.

The accident happened just after 3 p.m. Thursday in the 200-block of Quarrier Street.

Dispatchers say the cruiser and another car are involved in the crash.

There is no word on if anyone has been hurt.

Dispatchers are asking drivers to avoid the area.

We have a crew headed to the scene. Keep clicking WSAZ.com for the latest information.

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