November 29, 2018 11:07 am

Waterloo police cruiser severely damaged in collision in Cambridge

Waterloo Regional Police Service cruisers behind the Kitchener station.

Nick Westoll / File / Global News

A Waterloo Regional Police cruiser was severely damaged in a collision at an intersection in Cambridge during the afternoon rush hour Wednesday.

Police say that at around 4:20 p.m., a marked cruiser was responding to a call with lights flashing and siren blaring when it arrived at the intersection of Hespeler Road and Bishop Street North.

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The cruiser, which was headed westbound on Bishop Street North, initially stopped at the intersection for a red light before continuing through, according to police.

They said that a vehicle headed southbound on Hespeler Road then collided with the cruiser leaving both cars severely damaged.

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Police continue to investigate and are asking anyone who may have witnessed the incident to call 519-570-9777.

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