NILES - The Warren Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a hit/skip injury crash involving a city police officer that occurred here about 1 a.m. today.
Matthew Stein, 20, of Vienna, was traveling westbound on McKees Lane in a 2008 Chevrolet Impala when he went off the right side of the road and struck a 2008 Ford Crown Victoria that was legally parked in a private business' driveway, according to the patrol.
Officer Daniel Myers, 33, from Niles - who was in the Ford - was taken to St. Joseph Health Center in Warren with non-life threatening injuries.
After the collision, Stein left the scene and was stopped by city police several miles from the crash location, the patrol states.
Stein received minor injuries from the crash. He was taken to the Trumbull County Jail on charges of operating a vehicle under the influence, underage alcohol consumption, and hit/skip leaving the scene of an accident.