- Associated Press - Friday, February 12, 2016

SPANISH FORK, Utah (AP) - Authorities say a Utah Highway Patrol trooper was seriously injured after his parked cruiser was struck by another vehicle on Interstate 15 near Springville.

Trooper Blake Bradford was in serious but stable condition following the Thursday morning incident.

Sgt. Todd Royce says Bradford had stopped a driver on the highway when another vehicle slid off the icy road, hit a concrete barrier and then slammed into the back of his cruiser. Bradford was taken to a Provo hospital.

The two women in the vehicle that struck the cruiser were treated at the scene and released.

The impact forced Bradford’s vehicle into the back of the car he had pulled over, but no other injuries were reported.

Spanish Fork police continue to investigate the crash.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More

Click to Hide