OSHP said as a result, a Huber Heights officer was taken to the hospital with injuries that were described as not life threatening.
Alcohol or drug use and reckless operation are suspected to have been a factor in the crash, troopers said. Geletzke was booked into the Montgomery County Jail on suspicion of OVI, drug possession and aggravated vehicular assault, with more charges pending due to the pursuit.
A motorist in a pursuit with the Ohio State Highway Patrol on Interstate 70 West slammed into the back of a Huber Heights Police Division cruiser Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, near the Bridgewater Road overpass.
Traffic was backed up for miles, past the Ohio 201 exchange, and was going to cost drivers an extra 30 minutes travel time, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation’s OHGO map.
Westbound Interstate 70 traffic was backed up for miles after a vehicle pursued by the Ohio State Highway Patrol crashed into the back of a Huber Heights police cruiser near the Bridgewater Road overpass on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020.
OSHP was assisted at the crash by the Huber Heights Police Division, Huber Heights Fire/EMS, Butler Twp. Fire/EMS and ODOT.
This crash remains under investigation.