Illinois State Police SUV flips over after collision with car

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SPRINGFIELD - An Illinois State Police trooper has been taken to a hospital after his SUV rolled over when a car crashed into it.

According to Lt. Darrin Clark, Trooper Bryce Benton, 32, and an unnamed 59-year-old female driver were not seriously injured in the crash, but both were transported to a hospital for precautionary reasons.

Clark says Benton was traveling in his police SUV on South Grand Avenue with sirens and emergency lights activated when a car collided with the SUV in the intersection at South Dirksen Parkway.

Clark also says that Benton was able to get out of the SUV without help.  Citations for this incident are pending.

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