WEATHERFORD, Okla. – A driver has been arrested after allegedly hitting an Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper’s vehicle.
Just after midnight on April 20, Trooper Travis Hale pulled over a vehicle for a traffic violation along I-40 just west of Weatherford.
During the traffic stop, Hale’s vehicle was hit by an alleged drunk driver.
The drunk driver also continued forward and hit the vehicle that was pulled over as well.
On 4-20-19 at 0035 hours Trp. Travis Hale was conducting a traffic stop on I-40 at MM 78(2 miles west of Weatherford) when his unit was struck by a drunk driver. The drunk driver also struck the vehicle Trp. Hale had stopped. Fortunately nobody was injured. Suspect was arrested. pic.twitter.com/Nl1ADZN3yo
— Cody Rehder (@OHPTrpCody) April 21, 2019
Fortunately, no one was injured.
Officials say the alleged drunk driver was taken into custody.