CHICAGO — An Illinois State Police trooper was struck by a automobile whereas investigating an accident on the Dan Ryan Expressway on the town’s South Aspect.
According to the Chicago Sun-Times, a state police automobile carrying three troopers was parked with its emergency lights on whereas conducting a visitors cease on the southbound Dan Ryan close to 59th Avenue round 11:55 p.m. Saturday.
A 3-car crash occurred close by in the course of the cease, and one of many troopers was struck by a pink Ford whereas serving to with visitors management. The driving force did not yield and the trooper was hit within the left shoulder and higher arm by the automobile’s sideview mirror, in keeping with the Solar-Occasions.
State police mentioned the trooper was transported to the hospital for remedy and launched.
The Solar-Occasions says 33-year-old Alcantar Castellanos was taken into custody and charged with DUI, unlawful transportation of alcohol and violating Scott’s Regulation requiring motorist to decelerate and transfer over when approaching any automobile with emergency or hazard lights activated.
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