Police are searching for big rig after hit and run on trooper’s cruiser

New York State Police are looking for a truck driver following a hit and run crash involving a trooper’s occupied vehicle.

The crash occurred around 11:45 p.m. on August 21 on westbound I-84 in Kent, New York.

The trooper was reportedly inside his vehicle “monitoring traffic” when the vehicle was struck by a semi truck that fled the scene.

The trooper was taken to the hospital for treatment but has since been released.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the New York State Police in East Fishkill by calling at (845) 677-7300.

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