BARTONVILLE, Ill. -- Three people escaped serious injury after a car struck a Peoria County squad car Tuesday morning.
Witnesses say the officer was directing traffic when the crash occurred, shortly before 10 a.m. at Route 24 near Route 9.
According to a press release from State Police, the Peoria County Squad was blocking traffic when the driver of a black Chevrolet Impala ran into the rear of the squad car.
53-year-old Kevin Kerker of Bartonville crashed into the rear of the squad car.
Kerker was cited for Failure to Yield to a Stationary Authorized Emergency Vehicle, also known as Scott's Law.
All three people were taken to Methodist Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.