Illinois trooper struck by semi, squad car demolished

WQAD - 03-21


COLLINSVILLE, Illinois — An Illinois State Police officer was hit by a semi-truck on I-55 on Wednesday, March 20, according to a press release from the ISP. This is the fourteenth ISP squad car to be struck in Illinois in 2019 alone, the report states. The accidents are the results of Scott’s Law violations, which mandate drivers slow down and move over when approaching an accident.