A police officer was seriously injured in a crash Monday evening on Interstate 55 southbound near Towanda in McLean County.
Illinois State Police Troop 5 indicates the two-vehicle crash involved the Chenoa squad car and another vehicle. An accident report from ISP indicates the squad ran off the roadway and came to a stop upside down in the median and the officer, whose name has not been released, was transported to an area hospital with serious injuries, according to ISP. The driver of the other car was uninjured.
State Police have not released additional information as of late Tuesday morning.