Officer hurt after squad car is hit on I-55 in South County - KMOV.com

Officer hurt after squad car is hit on I-55 in South County

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Credit" Capt Jeff Fuesting, St. Louis County PD Credit" Capt Jeff Fuesting, St. Louis County PD
SOUTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KMOV.com) -

A St. Louis County Police officer injured his neck after his squad car was struck from behind in South County Tuesday afternoon.

The officer was sitting in a patrol car while working a traffic hazard call on southbound I-55 near Reavis Barracks when the car was hit from behind. The accident occurred 2:10 p.m.

The officer was taken to a hospital with neck pain, police say.  Several lanes of the highway were closed as a result.

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