Squad car hit while responding to call in Cedar Rapids
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.
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