Palestine Policeman hit in rollover accident on Loop 256

PALESTINE (KYTX) - Palestine Police officer is hit by a van when responding to emergency call.

Palestine Police Sgt. Gabriel Green was responding to an emergency call concerning an assault when his police cruiser was struck on the rights side by a Ford passenger van.

It happened at Loop 256 in Palestine Thursday morning. The patrol car was pushed over onto Sycamore St. where it rolled over once before coming to a rest on its wheels. The driver is identified as Fredreick Bruhweiler, 67, of Silver Springs, Maryland and the passenger is identified as Ekaterina Verner of Silver, 52, of Helethrove, Maryland.

Sgt. Green was transported to the Palestine Regional Medical Center (PRMC) for treatment for non-life threatening injuries. Bruhweiler and Verner were also taken to PRMC and treated and released for minor injuries.



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