UPDATE: NSP Trooper vehicle left mangled following Wednesday crash
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Wednesday morning, a Nebraska State Trooper was injured when his patrol unit was struck by another vehicle.
The crash happened just before 7 a.m. on Highway 15, near Dorchester.
The trooper was on patrol when the driver’s side of his Ford F-250 was struck by a Dodge Ram 1500 that crossed the center line.
The Saline County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the crash and called in rescue units. Both drivers were transported to a hospital in Crete after sustaining non-life-threatening injuries
The trooper has since been treated and released from the hospital.
The Saline County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting the crash investigation.
According to the Nebraska State Patrol’s (NSP) Twitter account, a Trooper vehicle was left mangled after a crash early Wednesday morning.
They have released that a trooper was involved in a crash on Highway 15, near Dorchester, when a vehicle crossed the center line, striking his patrol unit.
All injuries were non-life-threatening.
This is a developing story and we will bring you more details as they become available.
Very thankful that our Trooper was wearing his seatbelt this morning when another motorist crossed the center line, causing this crash. Please do the same and WEAR YOUR SEATBELT! Thank you! pic.twitter.com/vGXBTKEICz
— Col. John A. Bolduc (@NSPColonel) September 16, 2020