RPD cruiser smashes into telephone pole off Midlothian Turnpike


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A Richmond Police Department cruiser smashed into a telephone pole Tuesday night, just one block away from the scene of a shooting.

The cruiser hit a pole at the corner of Midlothian Turnpike and Roanoke Street on April 27. There was also a Ford Taurus that had its front end smashed at the scene of the crash.

This all happened as police were responding to a shooting nearby.

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