Two Officers Suffer Minor Injuries In Crash

Two Officers Suffer Minor Injuries In Crash

Two Pikeville City Police officers were sent to the hospital after a crash Thursday.

Two Pikeville City Police officers were sent to the hospital after a crash.

It happened Thursday at the intersection of US 23 and US 119 in Pikeville.

Police said Officer Joseph Slone was trying to pass through an intersection with his lights and sirens on when he was hit on the passenger side by a Ford Ranger.

The officer on the passenger side, Russell Blankenship, and Slone were taken to Pikeville Medical Center for minor injuries.

The driver of the Ford Ranger was also taken to the hospital.

Police said the crash is still under investigation.

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