Just before 1 a.m. Millcreek crews were dispatched to an accident involving a Millcreek police cruiser in the 4700 block of Zuck Road near West Grandview Blvd.
That officer reportedly lost control of their vehicle before leaving the roadway and hit a telephone pole before coming to rest in some brush.
Rescue crews were called in to help free the driver who was taken to the hospital for treatment.
The officer’s injuries are believed to be non-life threatening. There is no word on what caused the accident, but police are investigating.