Squad car hit while responding to call in Cedar Rapids

A man died early Tuesday morning in an officer-involved shooting.
A man died early Tuesday morning in an officer-involved shooting.
Published: Sep. 29, 2022 at 10:21 PM CDT
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - A police car was hit by another driver during an emergency call, according to law enforcement officials.

At around 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28, Cedar Rapids Police said that a vehicle struck a marked squad car with lights and sirens active near the intersection of Eighth Street NE and A Avenue NE. Both vehicles sustained significant damage.

A passenger in the vehicle that struck the squad car was taken to a local hospital for what were described as minor injuries. The officer involved in the incident was evaluated at a local hospital and released.

The driver of the other vehicle received a citation for failure to yield to an emergency vehicle.