Salem Police Car Backed Into in Thursday Crash

Salem Police Car Backed Into in Thursday Crash

DAWLEY (WRXX) – There were no injuries from a crash Thursday afternoon involving a Salem squad car.

According to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, around 2 p.m. Thursday, Sgt. Garland Simmons was traveling westbound on Boone Street near Dawley when 87-year-old Virginia Munsey backed her car out into the street and struck the rear driver’s side wheel area of the squad car.

United Medical Response was called to the scene, but Munsey declined hospital treatment and Simmons was uninjured.

The squad car was towed from the scene due to damage to the left wheel.

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