Six hurt in Lancaster crash involving police officer
LANCASTER - A Lancaster police officer was involved in a crash on U.S. 27 Saturday that injured himself and five others, state police said.
Roy D. Gambrel, 29, was northbound in his police cruiser just after 11 p.m. "when he lost control of his vehicle and crossed into the (southbound) lane and struck" a van driven by Marcie Wells of Lancaster, Trooper Van Wright reported. Both vehicles sustained "severe" damage.
Gambrel, who suffered a broken nose and cuts, according to Lancaster Police Chief Ronnie Lamb, was treated and released at Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford.