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BREAKING: Horseheads police car hit; 2 officers sent to ER

WATKINS RD., HORSEHEADS (18 NEWS) - A Horseheads police car was hit last night during a traffic stop. Police tell us two officers were transported to Arnot Ogden Medical Center for minor injuries, and were later released. 

The driver of the car, who rear-ended the police car, was also sent to the hospital for minor injuries. 

The crash occurred at around 12:40a.m. on Watkins Road in Horseheads - near Wygant Road and the Dandy convenience store.

Officers had stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation when their patrol car was hit from behind. The crash is under investigation and the Chemung County Sheriff's Office is now handling the case. 


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