State trooper struck by vehicle on I-294

An Illinois state trooper was hit by a vehicle and injured Saturday evening on a tollroad in the north suburbs.

The trooper was on the scene of a traffic crash on I-294 at milepost 49, near Willow Road in Northbrook, when he was struck by a vehicle, Illinois State Police said in a statement.

The left two lanes of the roadway were blocked by emergency responders, police said.

Additional information was not released.

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