A Mount Pleasant police officer is okay after their squad was hit early Saturday morning on Washington Avenue.
According to a written release from MPPD Sgt. Shawn Lueke, the officer was traveling west in a marked Mount Pleasant squad at 1:14 a.m. Saturday on Washington Avenue and driving in the left lane. In the right lane was a 2004 Toyota Corolla driven by a 17-year-old female.
The officer says the girl executed a left-hand turn from the right lane, hitting the squad and sending it onto the median. In addition to the driver, there were also two passengers in the Toyota; two females, ages 18 and 20, respectively.
No one was injured in the crash, but both cars sustained significant damage and had to be towed from the scene.
The female driver was cited for unsafe lane deviation, failure to provide proof of Insurance, operating with suspended registration, and curfew.
Wisconsin State Patrol was called in to write up the accident.
Alcohol is not believed to have been a factor in the crash.
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