Cop car crash video released

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DECATUR, Ill. (WCIA) — Video of an accident between a police SUV and pickup truck is being released

Two officers were hurt when the driver of the truck, who was on the phone, hit the squad car.

Police were traveling south on 22nd, about 6:30 pm, Monday. The truck, headed westbound on Highway 36, went through a red light and into the intersection, striking the cruiser.

The officer who was driving sustained arm burns from the airbag. The other was taken to the hospital, but should be okay.

The driver of the pickup wasn’t hurt, but was given three tickets, including one for using a phone.

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