Illinois State Police car struck while helping driver stalled in traffic
GRANITE CITY, Ill. (KMOV) - An Illinois State Trooper squad car was involved in a two-vehicle crash in Granite City Saturday evening.
The accident occurred around 7:20 p.m. Police say the ISP trooper was assisting a driver in the right lane that had a stalled vehicle in traffic on I-270 eastbound just west of the Missouri state line. A Toyota then struck the rear of the trooper’s squad car.
The trooper was inside of the car during the crash and was transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the Toyota was uninjured and received a citation for improper passing of an emergency vehicle and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.
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