TAZEWELL COUNTY, Ill. (WMBD) — A Peoria County deputy was involved in a two-vehicle car crash at approximately 4:10 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.
According to Peoria County Sheriff’s Asbell, the crash happened on I-74 near Deer Creek.
Asbell said he believed there is possible entrapment.
Illinois State Police reported that one person was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
According to a preliminary report from Illinois State Police (ISP), at about 4:10 p.m., a black 2018 GMC Sierra and the Peoria squad car were traveling west on I-74 at mile marker 107 when they entered a construction zone with a left lane closure.
The Sierra attempted to move from the left lane to the right and hit the squad car. The impact caused both vehicles to lose control and cross into the right ditch. The squad car rolled several times before coming to rest on its roof.
The crash investigation is being handled by ISP.
This story will be updated when more information becomes available.