Two State Police vehicles struck in two accidents while investigating crashes in the same area
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (March 7, 2015) — Two Indiana State Police officers vehicles were hit while investigating other crashes, Saturday afternoon.
An Indiana State Police officer was investigating a crash on the ramp from westbound Interstate 70 to southbound Interstate 465 on the east side, when a vehicle crashed into the trooper’s car.
The driver of the crash that the officer was investigating was sitting in the officer’s car and was taken to the hospital to be checked out.
The driver of the vehicle that struck the State Police officer’s car is suspected of driving under the influence.
A second State Police officer was called to assist in the crash investigation and yet another vehicle lost control on the icy ramp and struck the second State Police trooper’s car.
The Police officer was taken to the hospital to be checked out, but no injuries were reported.
The driver who struck the second State Police vehicle was not injured.
The Indiana Department of Transportation was called to treat the roadway and the ramp was temporarily shut down until the roadway was clear.
Police remind drivers to slow down and proceed safely when emergency vehicles are on the side of the road.