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State Trooper hurt in Henrico crash

Posted at 12:16 AM, Apr 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-07 06:53:46-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- A state trooper responding to a pursuit that started in Richmond was involved in a crash Thursday night in eastern Henrico County.

Crime Insider sources told reporter Jon Burkett the pursuit spanned along I-95 just passed Maury Street.

Sgt. Steve Vick, with Virginia State Police, said troopers were pursuing a suspect wanted by Richmond Police on outstanding warrants.

"While responding to the pursuit another trooper was struck in the intersection of Laburnum and Nine Mile," Vick said.

Vick said the trooper was taken to an area hospital to be checked out.

That trooper's condition has not yet been released.

The suspect was taken into custody, Vick said.

This is a developing story. Witnesses can send news tips and photos here.

Trooper involved in crash (SOURCE: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Chris Jenkins.)

Trooper involved in crash (SOURCE: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Chris Jenkins.)