Trooper injured in crash involving patrol car

Trooper injured in crash involving patrol car
Posted at 9:58 PM, Oct 29, 2016
and last updated 2018-07-24 21:30:30-04

A Department of Public Safety trooper sustained minor injuries after being involved in a crash on Saturday evening.

According to DPS, the driver of a pickup truck traveling eastbound on Old Lorena Road crashed into the patrol car traveling the same direction around 5:36 p.m.

Authorities said the trooper had activated it's emergency lights and was making a U-turn toward a speeding driver going westbound. When the trooper turned left, the following pickup truck hit the driver side door of the patrol car on Old Lorena Road near Mourning Dove Lane.

The two adults and two children, from the Woodway area, who were in the pickup truck, were not injured. The trooper sustained minor injuries and was taken to Baylor Scott & White at Hillcrest to be evaluated.

The crash remains under investigation.

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