Semi-truck crashes into MPD cruiser Saturday night, police say

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Police investigated a crash that involved an MPD cruiser.

Authorities responded around 10 p.m. Saturday to Danny Thomas and Union for a crash involving a Memphis Police cruiser and a semi-truck.

According to police, the scene investigation revealed that the semi driven by Anthony Fitzgerald was going westbound on Union, attempting to turn left at the light going northbound onto Danny Thomas Blvd when it struck the MPD squad car, going straight westbound on Union.

Both the cruiser and semi had front-end damage.

Police said both drivers were taken to Baptist East non-critical from the scene.

The semi-truck driver was issued a traffic citation for a Left turn and violation of financial responsibility, according to police.