SHEBOYGAN, WI (WHBL) - Two people, one a Sheboygan Police officer, were injured in a two vehicle accident on Sheboygan’s southwest side Friday morning.
Police Lt. Doug Teunissen said the 43 year old officer was heading south on South Taylor Drive just before 11 a.m. to respond to an accident on South Taylor Drive and Behrens Parkway. As he attempted to cross Washington Avenue, a collision occurred between his squad car and another vehicle.
The officer was taken to St. Nicholas Hospital for injuries to his right hand and thumb and was released later in the day. The driver of the other vehicle, a 36 year old man from Sheboygan County, was taken to Memorial Medical Center for pain to his left side and was released later in the day.
Teunissen said the injured officer will return to duty soon, and the accident remains under investigation.