Emergency crews respond to wreck involving police car, van


Emergency crews responded to an accident involving a police car on Monday.

It happened around 11:30 A.M. at 12th and Walnut in Terre Haute.

The accident involved a mini van and a Terre Haute Police car.

No major injuries were reported.

According to the Terre Haute Police Department, the officer was traveling south on 12th Street, stopped at the stop sign. He then proceeded thorugh the intersection. Once in the intersection, the squad car was struck by a second vehicle who had the right-of-way. 

Pursuant to THPD policy, the officer was immediately taken for a drug/alcohol test. 

The accident is currently under investigation. 

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