Police car crashes into Cape Girardeau County home

2 years 3 months 2 weeks ago Monday, June 29 2015 Jun 29, 2015 Monday, June 29, 2015 1:25:00 PM CDT June 29, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

CAPE GIRARDEAU (AP) - A Cape Girardeau police officer was recovering Monday from minor injuries after his squad car crashed into a rural home.

The accident happened about 10:30 p.m. Sunday on Highway 25 near Jackson. The home was unoccupied.

KFVS-TV reports the officer lost control of his car and ran off the road and into the home. The car hit a gas line, causing a leak.

Witnesses said the officer went door-to-door to warn neighbors of the gas leak. Utility crews repaired the leak.

Damage was mostly to the home's carport area.

Photos courtesy of KFVS and Erica Koenegstein

Courtesy of KFVS and Erica Koenegstein

 

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