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Wrong-Way Driver Hits ISP Squad Car on I-72

An Illinois State Police trooper was sent to the hospital following a collision with a wrong-way driver on Interstate 72 near milepost 88.

The incident occurred on Saturday night when a driver traveling eastbound in the westbound lane struck an ISP squad car head-on.

The trooper was transported to a local hospital as a precaution and has since been released. The wrong-way driver was also taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing, and no charges have been announced at this time.


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