Trooper Hurt In Crash With Alleged Drunk Driver

HANCOCK, Md. (WJZ) – Maryland State police say a trooper was hurt in a collision with a car whose driver has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol.

It happened Wednesday about 8:20 p.m. when the Hagerstown barracks began receiving calls about a car being driven erratically on I-70.

Trooper First Class Robert Care tried to intercept the vehicle on Main Street in Hancock, but the car drove into the front of his patrol car.

Care suffered minor injuries, but was able to conduct field sobriety tests on the driver.

Darryl Lynn Hall, 38, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., has been charged with DUI and other traffic offenses.

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