Trooper Struck While Working Accident Uninjured

Newark – Just after 12:30 this afternoon a Delaware State Trooper working an auto accident was struck by a passing vehicle. Reports from the scene indicate that the Trooper was inside his patrol vehicle when the passing vehicle crashed into his vehicle.

The Trooper reported that he was okay and that he did not need medical attention.  It’s believed that the accident occurred on Route 273 near Route 4.

We were unable to reach the scene due to road conditions and heavy traffic.

Several crashes, cars sliding and impassable bridges have been reported across New Castle County.

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