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Police cruiser involved in one of many icy crashes

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Police cruiser involved in one of many icy crashes

By Stephanie Graham. CREATED Jan 11, 2014

MILWAUKEE - There were dozens of reports of cars in the ditch, accidents on the roads, and people slipping on the sidewalks Friday night.

Milwaukee DPW had some 102 salters working on main roads and side streets.  The Sheriff's Department says deputies resonded to 18 crashes and 23 disabled vehicles from 2 p.m. tp 9 p.m.

A Milwaukee police car was involved in a crash on the 10th Street off-ramp on I-43.  The officer was rear-ended, while stopped at a different accident.  The officer has minor injuries.