SUGARCREEK TWP. — News Center 7 has learned that a motorcyclist who was hit by a police cruiser is a Dayton firefighter, and deputies said he had been drinking.
The crash happened Monday night on Shephard Road in Sugarcreek Township.
The motorcyclist was identified as Eric Jones, and cruiser’s video camera captured the crash.
Lt. Charley Stepp said, “it was obvious that the operator was out of control.”
The video shows Jones coming around a curve on Shephard Road, the bike crosses the yellow line, and then he loses control.
“He laid the bike down and it traveled into the lane and hit the deputy’s vehicle front and center,” Stepp said……MORE