Officer taken to hospital after cruiser hit from behind in Markham: police

The aftermath of the crash. Global News

A York Regional Police officer was taken to hospital after his cruiser was hit from behind in Markham on Thursday, police say.

A police spokesperson said it happened around 1 p.m. in the Ninth Line and Elgin Mills Road area.

Three vehicles were involved in the crash: a York police cruiser, a cube van and a third vehicle.

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“The YRP member was stationary and believed to have been hit from behind,” the spokesperson said.

The officer was taken to hospital.

In an update, police said the officer suffered a concussion.

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The drivers from the other two vehicles reportedly didn’t suffer any injuries.

Road conditions and visibility were poor at the time of the crash, the spokesperson noted.

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