March 20, 2017-A Hammond Police squad car was struck early this morning as the officer was attempting to negotiate a u-turn to assist a stranded motorist. The officer was not injured in the crash. According to Lt. Steven Kellog, “On 3/20/17 at approximately 6:25 am, A Hammond Police Officer vehicles off to the side of the road possibly involved in an accident on Calumet Ave. The officer
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activated his emergency lights in the 3500 block of Calumet Ave. and was executing a U-turn to check on the accident when his police vehicle was struck in the rear driver’s side by a Honda Civic. No injuries were reported at this accident.”
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