Move over, Illinois troopers transported to hospital due to being struck during a traffic stop


ILLINOIS (WTVO) — In the last four days three Illinois State Police squad cars were hit due to the result of drivers not moving over.

According to authorities, the recent incidents marks 26 times a squad car was hit in 2019.

On November 3rd at 1:40 a.m. reports indicated that two Illinois State Police vehicles were parked on the shoulder with their emergency lights activated on a traffic stop.

During that time a vehicle had run off the road and struck both squad cars.

Both troopers were transported to a local area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

According to authorities, the driver has been arrested for DUI.


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