DPS Trooper Sent to the Hospital After Accident on Interstate 20 in Midland

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - Two people were taken to the hospital after an early morning accident.

One of those transported was a DPS State Trooper.

The accident happened around 1:30 a.m. Friday morning on Interstate 20 in Midland.

While the trooper was investigating a possible DUI, he was rear-ended by a Monahans man driving a Kia.

The State Trooper and DUI suspect were taken to Midland Memorial Hospital where they were treated and released.

The accident is still under investigation.