New Middletown officer injured in crash is in serious condition
The New Middletown officer who crashed his cruiser into a guardrail and two cement barriers on Loveland Road Thursday afternoon is in serious condition, Vince D’Egidio, police chief, said.
Det. Phillip Schaper, 8-year veteran of the department, suffered several facial fractures and a broken arm and is at St. Elizabeth’s Health Center downtown.
Schaper, who is a diabetic, experienced an extreme medical emergency when his blood level dropped, dazing Schaper while he was behind the wheel, D’Egidio said.
Youngstown Police are still investigating the accident. A report will not be available until the investigation is complete.
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