Maryland State Police Seek Driver Who Injured Trooper

RUXTON, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say they are looking for a driver who struck and injured a trooper during a traffic stop.

State Police say Trooper First Class Jason M. James was struck shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday while standing at the side of a vehicle. State Police say the 30-year-old trooper is believed to have been hit by the mirror and side of a passing vehicle and suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Investigators say the vehicle, described as a four-door passenger car, possibly gold or tan, did not stop and fled the scene.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Comments

One Comment

  1. Just a Thought says:

    I was thinking of this and it is possibly that the driver never even knew they hit the police officer given it was just the mirror. Glad the Police officer was alright, but given it was on 83 it could of been a PA driver unaware of the MD law.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Baltimore

Track Weather On The Go With Our App!
Your Podcast Network Play.it

Listen Live