PPPD Squad Sideswiped in Near Head-On Crash While Responding to Call

Jan. 25, 2023 3p

(WGTD)---A Pleasant Prairie police officer was slightly injured in a side-swipe crash in snow on Highway 'H' early Wednesday morning. 

Video is posted on the department's Facebook page. 

The officer, who wasn't identified, was running with red lights and siren as he was responding to a disturbance call at 5:45 a.m. when an oncoming vehicle failed to pull over. 

The video shows that the officer turned to the right to avoid a head-on collision. 

The officer was taken to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries and then released. The driver of the offending vehicle wasn't injured.

The Kenosha County Sheriff's Dept. is investigating.