DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – An Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper was taken to the hospital after his cruiser was hit while responding to a crash Saturday morning.
OSHP told 2 NEWS the incident happened just before 6:30 a.m. A trooper was responding to a crash on I-75 N near I-70 WB. Another trooper showed up to the scene to assist when his cruiser was hit by another car going the same direction.
Authorities told 2 NEWS the car that hit the trooper had first slid off the road and hit a wall before striking the cruiser.
The trooper sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to Miami Valley Hospital in Englewood. Authorities said he should be released today.
The driver that hit the trooper was cited with a minor misdemeanor.
There were no other injuries reported.
OSHP reminds drivers to watch for ice on bridges and overpasses and to slow down for emergency vehicles.