PEORIA - A squad car driven by a Peoria police officer is significantly damaged after being hit by a wrong-way driver.
The accident happened Wednesday night, near the police station at the intersection of Adams and Walnut Street.
A man driving the wrong way on Walnut entered the intersection and collided with the officer. The driver told police he drove the wrong way because traffic was being diverted in the area due to construction. Both cars had to be towed. No one was injured. The wrong-way driver was ticketed.