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Racine Co. Sheriff squad, tow truck struck by vehicle while on scene of crash (WI)


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RACINE COUNTY, Wis. - The Racine County Sheriff’s Office on Monday, March 15 responded to four accidents on I-94 that were weather-related. One of the crashes involved a Racine County Sheriff's Office squad and a tow truck

 

According to officials, around 8 a.m. a Racine County Sheriff’s deputy along with a tow truck responded to a single-vehicle accident on I-94 northbound near CTH G in the Village of Raymond. While on the scene of that crash, another motorist lost control of her vehicle, crashing into the squad car and the tow truck.

 

The tow truck operators were out of their truck when the crash occurred. They jumped over the median wall and were not injured. 

 

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RACINE COUNTY, Wis. - The Racine County Sheriff’s Office on Monday, March 15 responded to four accidents on I-94 that were weather-related. One of the crashes involved a Racine County Sheriff's Office squad and a tow truck. 

According to officials, around 8 a.m. a Racine County Sheriff’s deputy along with a tow truck responded to a single-vehicle accident on I-94 northbound near CTH G in the Village of Raymond. While on the scene of that crash, another motorist lost control of her vehicle, crashing into the squad car and the tow truck.

 
 
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The tow truck operators were out of their truck when the crash occurred. They jumped over the median wall and were not injured. 

 

The deputy and the driver of the initial crashed vehicle were seated in the squad car. The passenger in the squad car was not injured.  The deputy who was seated in his driver’s seat was treated and released from the hospital for minor injuries.

 

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1 arrested after crashing into Racine Co. Sheriff’s squad car

 

RACINE COUNTY (CBS 58) – A 21-year-old Illinois woman was arrested on Monday, Mar. 15 for operating a motor vehicle under the influence.

 

Authorities say around 7:45 p.m. the driver crashed into a Racine County Sheriff’s Office squad car while it was assisting in a separate one-car crash.

 

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The crash happened on Interstate 94 near County Highway G in the Village of Raymond.

 

According to the sheriff’s office, a tow truck was on the scene removing the car when the crash happened.

The deputy, who was sitting in the squad car, was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

 

The 21-year-old driver was not hurt.

 

"I could not be more relieved that my deputy and the citizen he had in his squad (were) not seriously inured,"

Sheriff Schmaling said.

 

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