(Over-The-Rhine) Cincinnati police report a woman was hit by a Cincinnati Police cruiser Saturday evening. They said 36-year-old Natalie Cole remained in serious but stable condition Sunday afternoon. Police report Officer Orlando Smith was on his way to assist another officer while operating a police vehicle south on Vine Street with the emergency lights and sirens activated. Cole was struck while crossing Vine Street near the 1800 block near Findlay Street. She was not in a crosswalk. Officer Smith then ran into a fire hydrant. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash. Any witnesses of the crash are asked to call the Cincinnati Police Department’s Traffic Unit 513-352-2514.
Posted Sunday, November 10th 2013 @ 5pm by 700 WLW News