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POLICE OFFICER INJURED IN ACCIDENT (UPDATE)

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Updated 3:22pm 3/24/17

A Sioux City Police Sergeant was injured overnight after his S-U-V was involved in a collision with a vehicle driven by a suspected drunk driver.

The accident happened just before 2am at the intersection of Leech Avenue and South Rustin.

Police say a Chevy truck failed to yield for Sgt. Terry Ivener’s vehicle and struck it broadside on the driver’s side, trapping Ivener inside.

Sgt. Ivener was freed from the S-U-V by Sioux City Fire Rescue personnel.

He was taken to Mercy Medical Center and was treated and released with non life-threatening injuries.

The truck driver, 29 year old Stephanie Adams of Morehead, Iowa, was taken to Mercy with minor injuries.

Police say Adams is suspected to have been driving under the influence of alcohol, and criminal charges are pending against her.

The accident remains under investigation.

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A Sioux City Police Officer was injured overnight after his S-U-V was involved in a collision with a vehicle driven by a suspected intoxicated driver.

The accident happened on Leech Avenue and police say the officer was transported to the hospital with non serious injuries.

The name of the injured officer has not been released.

A statement on the police department’s Facebook page says they are thankful that his injuries are not worse, and for the assistance provided by Sioux City Fire Rescue and Paramedics.

Photo by Sioux City Police