Framingham cop hurt when her cruiser crashes into building July 3, 2017
Norman Miller 508-626-3823 Metrowest Daily News
FRAMINGHAM - A rookie Framingham cop suffered minor injuries after she crashed her cruiser into a building on Sunday as she was speeding to a 911 call, police said.

Officer Elizabeth Morrison was taken to MetroWest Medical Center in Framingham after the 5:50 a.m. crash on Second Street, police spokeswoman Lt. Patricia Grigas said on Monday.

Morrison was one of several officers heading to Beaver Terrace Circle on a call about 10 to 20 people fighting.

"The cruiser was driving on Waverly Street and it went to take a right turn onto Second Street and it took the corner too wide," Grigas said.

The cruiser crashed into 2 Second St., American Discount Roofing. The cruiser crashed into a wooden porch and the foundation. Grigas said the building sustained no structural damage, but the police cruiser is totaled.

Morrison suffered several bumps and bruises and a cut lip from the airbag being deployed. She was treated and released from the hospital, Grigas said.

It was the first on-duty crash for Morrison, who joined the police department in February, 2017. Grigas said the crash is still under investigation, but it appears to be no more than an accident.

"It appears she took the corner too fast," Grigas said.

Several other officers did go to the reported fight and found a group of people in the street. They dispersed the crowd and did not charge anyone.

Framingham police log entry

See report: 1704705 06:01


I wonder if Val Krishtal taught her how to drive with a passion.

Morrison has plenty of time to achieve Val Krishtal's. spectacular driving record

                                                        65 Delmar Ave
                                                        Framingham, MA 01701
                                                        July 25, 2017

        Framingham Police Department
        1 William Welch Way
        Framingham, MA 01702
        Attn: Ken Ferguson

        Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, M.G.L. 66-10, I would
        like to hereby request the following records or information on
        officer Elizabeth Morrison's accident that totaled a police cruiser.

        1. Will Elizabeth Morrison continue to hold her job?

        2. If she remains employed, will she pay us back for her damage?

        3. How many cruisers does an officer need to wreck before they are fired?

           These questions should be directed to the police chief.

        4. Was she given any citations for this accident?

           1. Speeding (YES)
           2. Marked lane violation (sidewalk) (YES)
           3. Destruction of public property
           4. Destroying private property 

        5. What year was the cruiser purchased? 09/16/2014

        6. What was the purchase price of the cruiser? $36,549

        7. What was the value of the cruiser totaled? $24,238.50

        8. Has Elizabeth Morrison had any other accidents? (NO)

           If so, may I have the reports on such accidents?

        9. Are there any BEFORE and AFTER pictures of the cruiser.

           Can I get a copy of these images?

        10.  Can I get a copy of police report 
             # 1704705 (YES)

        If it reduces costs, I would prefer to have such records in
        electronic form like email or DVD.

        As you are aware, I must be provided with this information within
        10 days.  If you cannot comply with my request, please provide
        an explanation in writing.

                                                        Sincerely yours,

                                                        Harold J. Wolfe

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