State trooper injured in squad car crash

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VERMILION COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) – A Vermilion County crash involving a squad car left a trooper injured.

Illinois State Police say the crash was between an ISP squad car and a 2005 Ford Escape near the intersection of U.S. Route 150 and Batestown Road. That location is in the Danville area. It happened at about 2:50 p.m. on Friday.

Police say the male trooper had to be hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries and has since been released. The SUV driver, a 34-year-old woman, is in critical condition. Route 150 is now open again in the area near Henning Road in Vermilion County.

WAND-TV will update this story as new details become available.

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