Monday, April 3, 2017

Speeding New Jersey State trooper seriously injured after he ran off the road and struck a tree on I-78 WB in Warren, NJ

WARREN, New Jersey (WABC) -- A speeding New Jersey State Police trooper was involved in a serious crash that trapped him in his cruiser Monday afternoon.

The crash happened on I-78 eastbound in Warren just west of Exit 40.

The NJSP said the speeding trooper's vehicle was heading east when it ran off the road and struck a tree.

Emergency crews had to cut the trooper out of the vehicle. He was then transported by helicopter to the hospital.

Both eastbound and westbound lanes of I-78 have been shut down for the investigation.

The speeding trooper's condition is not known.