Caught on dashcam: Illinois State Police squad car hit by suspected drunk driver after traffic stop
ISP said a sergeant had their vehicle parked on the side of a road after making a traffic stop. The emergency lights were still on when a jeep crossed the line and crashed into the rear driver’s side of the car.
In the video, you can see, the jeep rolled several times after crashing into the officer’s car.
The ISP sergeant was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The 55-year-old driver of the jeep was also injured. He faces multiple charges, including driving under the influence of alcohol.
As of January 1, 2020, drivers in Illinois who violate Scott’s Law, also known as the “move over” law, may be fined up to $10,000.