Douglas County Sheriff Squad Car Rear-Ended In 3-Car Accident
A Douglas County Sheriff's squad car was rear-ended in an accident that occurred this morning on US Highway 2 near Poplar. The squad was already pulled over to the side of the roadway while the deputy was assisting a disabled vehicle.
According to the Douglas County Sheriff's website, a Jeep was struck from behind by an Explorer pickup truck it slowed down as it approached the scene. The Jeep rolled over in to the ditch as a result of the rear-ending. Meanwhile, the Explorer also struck the parked squad, sending it from the shoulder into the ditch.
Only minor injuries were reported. Authorities are currently investigating the accident.