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ISP Trooper Injured In Crash
Updated February 25, 2014 7:30 AM | Filed under: Accident
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(JEFFERSONVILLE) - A southern Indiana police officer responding to a bank alarm has been injured after his patrol car collided with another vehicle.

State police say the injured officer, 29-year-old Robert E. Grinesteff II of Jeffersonville, and 47-Year-old Mary Love Thornton of Charlestown, both were transported to University of Louisville Hospital.

Jeffersonville Police Sgt. Todd Hollis says the officer was in stable condition, but he didn't know the woman's status.

Hollis says the patrol car's lights and siren were activated at the time of the crash.

Police Chief Chris Grimm says the officer was responding to a bank alarm when the collision occurred.

Grinesteff II was driving his 2007 fully marked Jeffersonville city police car with the emergency lights and siren activated east on 10th Street. When he approached the intersection of Main Street, he crashed into a Red 2011 Honda CRZ, driven by Thornton.

The crash occurred at the intersection in the lane of the police car travelling east. It is unknown at this time if the Honda CRZ was west on 10th Street making a left turn or if the vehicle was crossing 10th Street going north on Main Street.



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