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Driver rear ends, squishes squad car

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( -- An officer escaped serious injury when his squad car was struck by another driver.

Police said the accident happened Thrusday around 11 p.m. on eastbound Interstate 70 at the O'Fallon Park exit. The officer had responded to an accident and was directing traffic when his cruiser was struck in the rear.  The accident forced the eastbound lanes of I-70 to close until crews cleared the wreckage.

According to authorities, an ambulance was called to the scene, but there were no serious injuries.

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