Trooper hospitalized after cruiser overturns in I-95 chase
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — A Virginia State Police trooper was taken to the hospital Thursday 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 in 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.
The chase resulted in long backups on the highway on a busy travel day for the nation’s most heavily traveled north-south highway.