Police Cruiser, Minivan Involved in Crash in Chevy Chase

Officer among two taken to the hospital

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    An accident involving a police vehicle and a minivan sent two to the hospital on Thursday night. (Published Friday, Dec. 16, 2011)

    A Chevy Chase Village police cruiser and a minivan were involved in a crash Thursday evening.

    It happened around 7:30 p.m. at the intersection of Brookeville Road and Thornapple Street.

    The police cruiser flipped over on its top, and the minivan ended up on the curb.

    A Chevy Chase police officer was one of two people taken to a local hospital in ambulances.  Authorities said injuries to both are not life threatening.

    The cause of the crash is under investigation.