Police Cruiser Rear-Ended

Posted on Friday, March 31, 2017 13:34 PM

Two city police officers are recovering from minor injuries after their cruiser was rear ended this morning.

Police say the two were in their vehicle on Belrose Road at around 10:30 and were stopped for some city road crews who were patching potholes. 

That's when, they say, a car hit them from behind. 

The car driver also sustained minor injuries in the mishap. 

March 31, 2017


Officer Involved Motor Vehicle Collision

On March 31st at approximately 10:30 AM, Thunder Bay Police unmarked police cruiser was travelling north bound on Belrose Road when it stopped for city road workers who were patching potholes on the roadway. A Nissan car that was also travelling north bound rear ended the cruiser.

The two officers that were in the cruiser at the time sustained minor injuries. They were transported to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Science Centre by fellow officers. The driver of the Nissan car also sustained minor injuries and was also transport to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Science Centre by ambulance.

Thunder Bay Police Traffic Unit will be conducting an investigation into this collision. 

Thunder Bay Police would like to remind drivers that city road crews are out and are on foot repairing potholes, so please slow down when approaching these work crews.