CASPER, Wyo. — A Wyoming Highway Patrol Trooper was transported to the hospital with minor injuries, after a collision with a motor vehicle in Platte County.
WHP officials say that on October 31, 2019, approximately 1:08 pm, a Wyoming Highway Patrol vehicle was involved in a motor vehicle collision. The collision occurred around milepost 66 on Interstate 25 south of Wheatland, Wyoming.
The WHP Trooper was stopped on the shoulder, assisting a stranded motorist when her patrol vehicle was struck by a passing commercial truck.
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The trooper was inside her patrol vehicle with her seatbelt fastened at the time of the collision. The crash caused the northbound lanes of Interstate 25 to be closed.
The trooper was transported to the Platte County Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.
The driver of the commercial vehicle did not sustain any apparent injuries and was not transported.