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.
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