SWANSEA, IL (KPLR) - A Swansea police officer is in the hospital after his patrol car was broadsided Saturday night.
It happened just before 11 pm. The officer was heading east on Frank Scott Parkway, when he was hit by a car going north on Smelting Works Road.
The impact spun the officer's car around and he had to be cut from the wreck.
The driver of the other car was not injured.