October 21, 2010

Maryland State Trooper Struck by Passing Vehicle

BETHESDA, Md. - A Maryland State Police Trooper was struck on the arm by a passing vehicle on I-495 at River Road just after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to Montgomery County Fire and EMS. Investigators say the trooper was processing the scene of a two-car collision at the road before he was hit. The driver continued to drive on after striking the officer. The trooper went back to his cruiser and pulled over the vehicle at the Clara Barton Parkway. The trooper was transported to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries, authorities say. Maryland State Police are investigating the scene. Charges are pending with the driver. SOURCE: FOX

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