INWOOD, W.Va. — The collision of two Berkeley County cruisers that were responding to back up a third officer around 1:30 a.m. Sunday is being investigated, according to a news release from the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Department.
“Both officers and K-9 were checked and released,” according to the news release.
Preliminary findings indicate the lead cruiser tried to “turn around” on a possible suspect vehicle in the 9000 block of Winchester Avenue and the second cruiser went to pass, then the cruisers collided, police said.
The impact sent the second cruiser through a wooded fence, police said.
The area is south of Mill Creek Intermediate School.
Anyone with information about the incident may contact Lt. W.A. Johnson at 304-267-7000 or anonymously contact Berkeley County Crime Solvers at 304-267-4999.
No further information was provided about the collision or the original incident to which police were responding.