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UPDATE: Interstate 380 reopens after chase suspect hits squad car

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Interstate 380 is now reopened to traffic this morning after a crash involving police cars this morning.

The Iowa State Patrol says two different officer vehicles were hit during a chase in Johnson County.

The officers were not hurt. The suspect has been taken into custody. 

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Police chasing a suspect are hit by the suspect.

According to the Iowa State Patrol, two different officer vehicles were hit during a chase in Johnson County.

The chase happened on Highway 218 and continued north onto Interstate 380.

Troopers say the suspect hit an Iowa City police officer on Highway 218 at mile marker 94.

The chase continued and troopers say the suspect crashed into a North Liberty officer's squad car around mile marker 4 in I-380. According to troopers, the officer was not in the car at the time.

The Iowa State Patrol says no officers were hurt and the suspect was taken into custody.

Northbound I-380 in Johnson County is closed while the crash investigation continues.

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An accident early this morning has caused part of the interstate to be closed to traffic.

Interstate 380 Northbound, between exits 4 and 10, near North Liberty, is blocked after an accident happened around 3 a.m.

The Iowa State Patrol says traffic is being diverted off the North Liberty exit, and onto 965 North.

According to State Patrol, Johnson County and North Liberty emergency crews responded to the crash. The Iowa State Patrol is also on scene, but cannot confirm how many vehicles were involved or if anyone was injured.

Stay with KWWL for updates.

Michelle Corless and Caitlin Harbach contributed to this report.

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