OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Authorities are investigating an accident that injured an Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper on Wednesday morning.
Around 6:15 a.m. on Wednesday, officials say a trooper was responding to a wreck along the Kilpatrick Turnpike, near Broadway Extension, when the trooper’s patrol car was hit.
Officials say the trooper was taken to a nearby hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
At this point, the cause of the crash is under investigation.
Authorities say the driver, 33-year-old Matthew Cuaresma, was arrested on complaints of driving under the influence, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of paraphernalia.