State trooper hurt in two-vehicle wreck in Prince George

Posted at 8:52 PM, Apr 19, 2015
and last updated 2015-04-19 23:55:33-04

PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, Va. -- A crash involving a Virginia State Police cruiser closed all lanes of Courtland Road (Route 35) at Prince George Drive (Route 156) for nearly two hours Sunday night.

Virginia State Police said the two-vehicle crash happened just before 8:10 p.m. at the intersection of Route 156 and Route 35.

Virginia State Police spokesman Sgt. Steve Vick said the a 2013 Ford Tarsus (state police vehicle) and a 2002 Mercury Mountineer collided at the intersection.

Officials said that the trooper was transported to the hospital with minor injuries. The other driver was not injured.

VDOT said that all lanes had reopened by 9:50 p.m.

State police are investigating the wreck.