PHOTOS: Two Howell Police Vehicles Struck During Traffic Stop; Officers Luckily Unharmed

Two Howell Township Police officers were luckily uninjured when their vehicles were struck during a traffic stop early this morning.

Just before 3:00 AM, two Howell Police Officers were conducting a motor vehicle stop in the area of Aldrich Rd West and Aldrich Dr.

While the officers were speaking with the driver of the stopped vehicle, both of their patrol vehicles were struck by a passing motorist. Luckily, both officers avoided being struck.

The suspect vehicle fled the scene of the crash and continued West into Jackson Twp. Both patrol vehicles were disabled at the scene and were not able to follow the vehicle that fled.

The suspect was located a short time later.

“Ptl Natase and Ptl Galano used extremely sound tactics and positioning of their vehicles while keeping their awareness level high or this incident could have resulted in a far worse outcome,” police said.

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