East St. Louis police officer injured in accident

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EAST ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – East St. Louis police and Illinois State Police are investigating an officer involved accident that happened around 8 pm at State Street and 29th Street. Police say an officer was responding to burglary call when his cruiser was t-bone in the intersection by another car.

The officer was rush to the hospital for treatment of a broken leg.

The occupants of the other vehicle, 2 adults and a child were uninjured.