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State trooper collides with SUV; 2 injured

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

SEELYVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- An Indiana state trooper on the way to a reported burglary collided with an SUV on U.S. 40 near Seelyville in western Indiana.

Police say both drivers were injured.

Police say the trooper was westbound with emergency lights operating and veered to the left to avoid two vehicles in the cruiser's path about 5:30 p.m., Tuesday. The cruiser then collided with an eastbound SUV.

The trooper had minor injuries to head and shoulder, while the other driver complained of pain to the neck, shoulder, knee and hip. Both drivers were taken to a hospital for treatment but police say their injuries were not life-threatening.

Both drivers were wearing seatbelts.

The trooper's name wasn't immediately released.

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