"Officer down" at 100 block and West Main, Aledo
On Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008 around 9:11 a.m. an Aledo Squad car was involved in an accident in the 100 block of West Main Street in Aledo. Sgt. Nick Seefeld had parked his Squad car and was in a business when he then noticed that the parked Squad car was moving/backing from where it had been parked.
Sgt. Seefeld attempted to enter the moving squad car and as the car continued moving backwards it struck a parked vehicle and Sgt. Seefeld was thrown to the street.
Sgt. Seefeld was transported to Mercer County Hospital by AMT Ambulance where he was treated for injuries and later released. The Illinois State Police investigated the accident and the Mercer County Sheriff's Department assisted at the scene.