Cow on I-64 causes 2 accidents

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ST. CLAIR COUNTY, IL – The Illinois State Police are investigating an accident caused by a cow on I-64 westbound near Caseyville Illinois.

The accident happened around 12 noon Saturday as a state trooper was trying to catch up with a speeding Cadillac Escalade.  The trooper rear-ended a Honda Civic that had just struck a cow on I-64.  The 76-year-old driver of the Honda Civic suffered non-life-threatening injuries, and transported to Barnes Hospital for treatment.  The trooper sustained minor injuries and was transported to a Metro East hospital.

The cow was able to walk-off with an employee of the cow’s owner.

Calvin Dye, Jr., a spokesperson for the state police says the accident remains under investigation.

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