Two Injured in Mishawaka Police Car Crash

Two people, including a Mishawaka Police Officer, are injured in a crash Thursday in South Bend.

It happened around 3:30PM Thursday afternoon near the intersection of Linconway and Ironwood.

As a Mishawaka Police Officer stopped to re-buckle the seatbelt of a backseat prisoner, another Mishawaka Officer attempted to stop to help.

Corporal Wes Thompson put on his emergency lights and proceeded through the intersection.

Thompson was hit by a car driven by 82-year-old Miriam Olsen of South Bend.

Corporal Thompson and Olsen were taken to the hospital with only minor injuries.

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