A trooper with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP) was injured after his cruiser was struck by a pickup truck on Monday.
The crash occurred on Monday afternoon as Trooper Nathan Battershell was escorting a commercial vehicle off of I-40 to a “safe location for an inspection.” The cruiser’s rear deck lights were activated, according to OHP.
Trooper Battershell’s cruiser was struck from the rear by a pickup truck.
According to OHP, Trooper Battershell was treated at a hospital for non life-threatening injuries and released.
The pickup driver refused medical treatment.
The pickup driver was issued a citation for inattentive driving.