Trooper Hospitalized After Being Hit By Drunk Driver

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Maryland State Police trooper is being treated at a hospital after being hit by a drunk driver early Saturday morning.

Just after 1:30 a.m., Maryland State Police TFC Angel Ortiz was assisting with a disabled vehicle on the outer loop of the Capital Beltway at Allentown Rd.

Ortiz was parked behind the disabled vehicle, while the driver was changing a flat tire, when his marked Ford Explorer was hit by a silver Audi A-5.

The driver of the Audi, identified as Maurice Gresham, 51, was arrested and charged with DUI at the scene.

Ortiz was taken by ambulance to Prince George’s Hospital.

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