BOONE COUNTY, Ill. (WTVO) — Illinois State Police District 16 respond to a stolen squad car crash in Boone County.
It happened at the intersection of Garden Prairie Road and Lawrenceville Road.
Investigators said a 29-year-old man stole a Belvidere Police squad car in front of 120 E. Madison Street in Belvidere, around 12:50 this afternoon.
The vehicle was a 2019, black Dodge Charger.
The driver lost control while traveling eastbound on Lawrenceville Road, approaching Garden Prairie, and struck a tree, police explained.
Authorities said the driver was taken to a local hospital with injuries.
This investigation is on-going, and charges are pending.
Belvidere Police said an update will be provided on Monday, March 8th.
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