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Energy Police car involved in head-on crash


Emergency responders take two people were taken to the hospital after a head on crash involving an police car in Energy, Illinois.

The crash happened around 9:30 Monday night on Route 148.

Energy Chief of Police Shawn Ladd says the driver of a minivan was going south when they crossed the center turn lane and hit the police car head-on.

The officer involved was taken to a Herrin hospital with non life threatening injuries. The driver of the minivan was also taken to the local hospital.

Illinois State Police are investigating.

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