DPS Trooper Injured in Car Accident

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND – A DPS Trooper is in the hospital following a wreck a short time ago.

The accident happened just before 3:00p.m. at Loop 250 and Big Spring.

Police tell NewsWest 9, the trooper was coming off the Loop when he was hit on the driver's side by a pick-up truck.

Crews had to use the Jaws of Life to get the trooper out of the vehicle.

The trooper was taken to the hospital in unknown condition.

The person in the pick up was not injured and it's not known if that person was ticketed.