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Two Police Officers Injured During Traffic Stop

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Two police officers were taken to the hospital early this morning after their patrol car was struck by another vehicle during a traffic stop. 

According to Horseheads police, the incident occurred around 12:41 this morning. The officer was pulled over with a vehicle for a traffic offense in the area of Watkins Road and Wygant Road when their patrol car was rear ended by another vehicle. Two Horseheads police officers were taken to Arnot Ogden Medical Center for minor injuries and released. The driver of the vehicle which struck them was also taken to Arnot Ogden, treated, and released. 

Police have no identified the officers or the driver of the vehicle which struck theirs. The investigation has been turned over to the Chemung County Sheriff's Department at this time, and is ongoing. 

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