Video: Car smashes into parked cruiser on highway

Patrol car was parked to divert traffic after accident

By Eric Ristow

 ST. LOUIS — It was a narrow escape Tuesday morning for two police officers in St. Louis.

It happened on Interstate 70 in North St. Louis. Police reports indicated that a patrol car was parked to divert traffic due to a crash that was blocking the traffic lanes ahead.

The people inside that first vehicle got out and ran away, and a second wreck happened when a driver trying to avoid the first crash smashed into the parked police cruiser.

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