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Illinois police remind drivers of Scott’s Law after squad car hit on highway

Illinois police say a squad car was hit while an officer was investigating a car accident.
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HENRY COUNTY- Illinois police say a squad car was hit while an officer was investigating a car accident.

According to police, around 9:30 a.m. on October 31, an unnamed Illinois State Trooper was out of his car handling a crash.

They say the squad car was parked on the right shoulder of the road with all emergency lights activated. Police say, David L. Norberg,55,  of Osco, IL failed to move over and hit the ISP squad car causing minor damage to both vehicles.

There were no injuries and all vehicles were able to drive from the scene.

Norberg was charged with failure to move over for a stationary emergency vehicle.

As our area moves into winter driving conditions, please remember, the Move Over law is still in place. It is crucial that all motorists follow this law. When winter driving conditions are present, slow down. As you scan ahead and see emergency lights, be prepared for lane changes and possible traffic stopping. Our lives are in your hands, please protect those protecting you.-ISP