Waukegan Police Officer Injured, After Squad Vehicle Struck By Another Vehicle

(Waukegan, IL) A Waukegan Police officer was injured, after being struck by a motorist over the weekend. Officials say the incident took place early Sunday morning as the officer was on the scene of a tree that had fallen into the roadway along Yorkhouse Road. Her squad vehicle was struck from behind by another vehicle. She was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries, and the driver of the suspect vehicle was slapped with DUI charges. The suspect has not been identified at this point and the matter remains under investigation.

Tim Vander Tuuk, WLIP News (6-26-23)