Illinois State Police urge drivers to move over after 27th crash involving Scott’s Law violation this year

Illinois State Police reported the 27th crash this year that involved a state police squad car that was struck as a result of a Scott’s Law violation as the agency continues to work to educate motorists about the law during what has proven to be a deadly year for troopers.

The weekend traffic crash involving an Illinois State Police squad car was the 27th. Investigators said the most recent crash happened near Quincy while a trooper was helping a stranded motorist. Another vehicle trying to pass a semi-truck lost control and slid into the back of the stopped squad car.