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Officer hurt when Allegan County cruiser hit guardrail, leaves road

Posted at 6:14 AM, Mar 10, 2017

VALLEY TOWNSHIP, Mich. — M-40 Lincoln Road was closed early Friday due to a crash involving a police cruiser.

The Allegan County Sheriff says that the officer was heading north on M-40, north of 122nd Avenue, when his vehicle left the right side of the road and hit the end of a guardrail. The vehicle then went into the ditch and hit several small trees.  The officer was wearing his seatbelt and his vehicle’s airbags were deployed.

The road was closed until about 6:45am.

The officer was taken to the hospital, treated for minor injuries and released.