State Trooper sustains minor injuries after collision with suspect on SR 240
Posted on Wednesday, December 9th, 2020 at 1:51 pm
KENNEWICK, WA – A member of the Washington State Patrol suffered minor injuries after colliding with a suspect who was fleeing police on State Route 240 on Tuesday night.
WSP was involved in a pursuit last night on SR 240 in Kennewick, which resulted in a collision with a trooper’s patrol car. The suspect was originally involved in a domestic violence violation. Our trooper received minor injuries from the crash and was later released from the ER. pic.twitter.com/mrjjJZtkHk
— Trooper C. Thorson (@wspd3pio) December 9, 2020
WSP Trooper Thorson reported the incident via Twitter. According to Thorson, WSP was pursuing the suspect following a domestic violence situation. The suspect fled, leading police on a chase, and eventually struck the unidentified trooper’s vehicle.
The injured trooper was released the same night from the emergency room. It is not clear whether the suspect sustained injuries.
If you have been injured in an accident, or have lost a loved one to the reckless actions of another, the Seattle personal injury attorneys at The Law Offices of Jeffrey R. Caffee are poised to help you fight back. We have helped numerous people through the legal process and are ready to aggressively represent you as well. Contact us at (206) 899-5415 or online to speak with an attorney today.
Note: The attorneys with The Law Offices of Jeffrey R. Caffee send our hearts out to the victims of serious accidents. Even though we see the pain and suffering accident victims endure through our daily work, it never becomes easier to hear such tragic news. We compose our blog using publicly available news sources. Sometimes stories are updated as more details surface. If our post becomes outdated or inaccurate, please let us know so that we may update it.
Disclaimer: This blog's aim is to increase awareness of severe injuries and their effects so that fewer individuals and families go through the painful and traumatic process of seeing a loved one hurt or killed in an accident. These are difficult topics, but we hope that our readers can use the information found here to help them avoid being involved in an accident. The information presented here does not construe legal advice.