Welcome

Thank you for visiting paducahsun.com, the online home of The Paducah Sun.

Calendar
June 2012
S M T W T F S
27 28 29 30 31 01 02

Click here to submit an event.

Illinois town without squad cars after crashes

Associated Press

INA, Ill. - A small southern Illinois community is without any police cars after separate accidents heavily damaged the department's only two squad cars.

The police chief in the village of Ina says the first car was damaged last week when it was hit by an ambulance. The second car was wrecked on Tuesday when it was hit by a semi-truck on a snowy highway.

No one was injured in either collision.

Police Chief Travis Allen said that "when it rains, it pours." He's working with insurance companies and other communities to borrow a squad car to help patrol the village of about 2,300 residents that's 30 miles north of Carbondale.

In the meantime, Illinois State Police and the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office are volunteering to help patrol in Ina.

Comments made about this article - 0 Total

Comment on this article

Your comment has been submitted for approval
captcha dfff7fffb596498ab976af61d3c44fd7
Top Classifieds
  • Board your horse in La Center. Call 2 ... Details
  • CONCORD AREA MCHS - 3 miles ... Details
  • SEEING is believing! Don't b ... Details
  • 2012 Bass boat 17' PF175 Alu ... Details

Most Popular
  1. Bennett-Hogancamp
  2. Trump is his own worst enemy
  3. MODEST Bevin's Medicaid ideas deserve a fair hearing
  1. Chester 'Billy' Hack: 'He was a giver'
  2. Lower Town asks city to save historic home
  3. Police officer arrested in prostitution probe
  1. Bennett-Hogancamp
  2. Fall Fiber Festival newest addition to local arts scene
  3. Trump is his own worst enemy
Discussion

Check out these recently discussed stories and voice your opinion...