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Canton Officers injured in car accident while responding to a call

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CANTON, OH (WOIO) -

Two Canton Police Officers were injured early Sunday morning when their patrol car was struck by a driver running a red light.

Canton Police say the accident happened just before 1 a.m. at the intersection of Walnut Ave. NE and 12th St. NE.

The officers were responding to a breaking and entering call when a female driver ran the light and hit their cruiser, the lights and sirens were on at the time.

Police say the two officers who suffered injuries are Officer Eric Brown and Officer Joshua Tanner, both were taken to Aultman Hospital.

Officer Brown is still at the hospital awaiting surgery in the morning while Officer Tanner was treated and released.

The driver has been cited for running the light, but OSP says the accident is still under investigation.

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