Bloomer’s newest police car was damaged in a three vehicle accident at the corner of Ninth Ave. and Oak St. on Monday, March 13. The police car was stopped westbound on Ninth Ave. at the stop sign. A northbound pickup truck on Oak St. was struck by a vehicle eastbound on Ninth Ave. that failed to stop for the stop sign at the intersection. The impact pushed the truck into the police car.

Bloomer Police Department’s new squad car was involved in a three vehicle accident Monday morning, March 13 in Bloomer. Bloomer Police Chief Jared Zwiefelhofer was stopped, westbound on Ninth Ave. at the corner of Oak St., when an eastbound vehicle failed to stop at the stop sign and hit a pickup truck traveling north on Oak St. Northbound traffic on Oak St. has the right-of-way at the intersection with Ninth Ave.

The driver of the pickup truck took evasive action to avoid the collision but was struck never-the-less and shoved into the stopped police car.