Richmond Police vehicle involved in crash near crime scene

Richmond Police vehicle involved in crash near crime scene
A Richmond Police vehicle was involved in a crash Tuesday afternoon. (Source: NBC12)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - A Richmond Police vehicle was involved in a crash Tuesday night near a crime scene.

The officer involved crashed into a pole at the corner of Midlothian Turnpike and Roanoke Street around 6:30 p.m. Another vehicle with some front-end damage was also at the scene of the crash.

It’s unclear what led to the crash.

Just blocks away, numerous police crews were responding to a reported shooting at The Belt Atlantic apartments.

Police say the officer involved in the crash is expected to be okay.

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