MSHP trooper injured in crash with suspected drunk driver - KMOV.com

MSHP trooper injured in crash with suspected drunk driver

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A Missouri State Highway Patrol vehicle was rear-ended by a suspected drunk driver Sunday morning. (Credit: Missouri State Highway Patrol) A Missouri State Highway Patrol vehicle was rear-ended by a suspected drunk driver Sunday morning. (Credit: Missouri State Highway Patrol)
(Credit: Missouri State Highway Patrol) (Credit: Missouri State Highway Patrol)
(Credit: Missouri State Highway Patrol) (Credit: Missouri State Highway Patrol)
NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KMOV.com) -

A Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) trooper was injured and taken to the hospital Sunday morning after he was rear-ended by a suspected drunk driver.

MSHP said the trooper is expected to survive, but has a broken leg. 

The crash happened around 3:30 a.m. Sunday on Interstate 70 near St. Louis Lambert International Airport.

MSHP said on Twitter the trooper was making a traffic stop when the crash happened.

When the suspected drunk driver ran into the trooper's car, the trooper's vehicle then crashed into the car he had pulled over.

MSHP said the driver of the car the trooper pulled over was not injured, and the suspected drunk driver who ran into the trooper's car was arrested.

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