Officials: Impaired driver crashes into patrol car, sends trooper to the hospital

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MURRAY COUNTY, Okla. – Officials say an OHP trooper has been injured after a driver rammed into their patrol vehicle.

According to Oklahoma Department of Transportation’s Ronald Hampton, the OHP trooper was patrolling in Murray County when a driver approached him from behind and crashed into the patrol unit.

Officials say the driver, Rosie Goff, was approaching the OHP unit at speeds over 80 miles per hour in a 45 miles per hour zone.

The trooper was transported to a local hospital for injuries.

Goff was arrested by OHP at the scene and tested .16, which is twice the legal limit, according to officials.