UPDATE: We bring you some sad news this morning. Sources are reporting the police K-9 has passed away.
Unknown on the victims condition that were involved in the accident.
When officials release information, we will update this.
REMEMBER SCOTTS LAW
Notice in this video, emergency personnel trying to slow a vehicle down.
While AT this scene. And the vehicle almost rear ends a semi.
If you see emergency personnel, SLOW DOWN & MOVE OVER
Multiple Vehicle Personal Injury Traffic Crash
Interstate 90 Westbound at Irene Road, Boone County
Dec. 27, 2020 at 1:36 a.m.
Unit 1- 2013 White Lincoln Limousine
Unit 2- 2013 Ford SUV
Unit 3- 2005 Black GMC Yukon
Unit 1- Vincent Millare, 53-year-old-male from Crystal Lake, IL – Transported by ambulance to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Unit 2- Unoccupied
Unit 3- Patricia Wheeler, 50-year-old female – Transported by ambulance to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Unit 3- Philup White, 45-year-old male from Gary IN – Uninjured
A preliminary investigation indicates the following occurred: On 12/27/20 at approximately 1:36 a.m., a Boone County Sheriff’s Deputy was conducting a traffic stop on the right shoulder of Interstate 90 westbound at Irene Road in Boone County. The deputy was outside of his fully marked squad car (Unit 2), with emergency lights activated, when it was struck from behind by Unit 1. The impact forced Unit 2 forward, striking the rear of the vehicle (Unit 3) the Deputy had pulled over. Both drivers of Unit 1 and Unit 3 were transported by ambulance to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The Boone County Deputy was uninjured. At the time of the crash, Boone County Canine Loki was secured in the kennel of the squad car. Loki was transported to an emergency veterinary hospital for treatment and later died due to injuries sustained in the crash. This crash is under investigation and no further information is available.
The driver of Unit 1 was cited for Driving Under the Influence, Failure to Yield Upon Approaching a Stationary Authorized Emergency Vehicle (Scotts Law), Improper Lane Usage, Driving on the Shoulder, Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident and Operating an Uninsured Motor Vehicle.
All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Sources are reporting a police officer involved accident.
It happened around 2 am on I-90 in the westbound lanes near Irene rd.
A limo and a yukon and a police squad are reported to be involved.
The officer had a Yukon pulled over when the limo hit the officers SUV.
Multiple injuries were being reported.
The police K-9 was inside the police vehicle when the limo hit the police SUV.
The police K-9 was also injured and was rushed to an emergency vet.
From the Boone County Sheriff Office:
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