Officer investigating shooting seriously injured in accident

September 29, 2012 (MONTGOMERY, Ill.)

It happened early Saturday morning in Montgomery, about 40 miles west of Chicago.

Montgomery Police say officers were responding to a call of shots fired on the 700 block of Oakton Avenue.

A vehicle that was leaving the area struck a patrol sergeant.

The sergeant was taken to a hospital.

The driver of the car was taken into custody.

Eighteen-year-old Kendall J. Collier is charged with one count of aggravated DUI.

Police say more charges are pending.

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