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Trooper hospitalized after cruiser overturns in I-95 chase

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Posted at 8:12 PM, Dec 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-23 21:25:53-05

ARLINGTON, Va. -- A Virginia State Police trooper has been taken to the hospital after his vehicle overturned during a chase on Interstate 95 during the busy evening rush hour.

According to WRC-TV in Washington, police say the trooper was hospitalized as a precautionary measure.

The trooper’s cruiser overturned Thursday afternoon the northbound I-95 lanes near Lorton.

Police chased the suspect up I-95 onto I-395, where the suspect crashed his car into the median near the Edsall Road exit.

The driver was arrested.