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Huntington police cruiser leading funeral procession stuck by driver overdosing

A Huntington police officer was leading a funeral procession when he was struck by a vehicle on Washington Avenue and Hal Greer Boulevard at about 3 p.m. Saturday. (WCHS/WVAH)

A Huntington police cruiser leading a funeral procession was stuck by a car Saturday afternoon.

Huntington police said the driver of the vehicle was overdosing on heroin when she crashed into the cruiser at about 3 p.m. Saturday a the intersection of Washington Avenue and Hal Greer Boulevard.

The driver of the vehicle was charged with DUI, one passenger was charged with permitting DUI and a third person in the vehicle was charged with using intoxicating substances.

The officer was not injured.

No other cars were involved.



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