State trooper injured in wreck in St. Charles County
WELDON SPRING, Mo. - A 27-year-old Missouri state trooper was injured following a wreck Monday morning in St. Charles County.
It happened around 7:30 a.m. on Missouri Route 94 near Interstate 64. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said the trooper saw a motorcycle driver make an illegal U-turn and tried to make his own U-turn to catch up with the motorcycle. The patrol car was struck by a truck. As both vehicles spun out of control, the truck hit a third vehicle.
Passengers in the truck and the third vehicle suffered minor injuries. The trooper was more seriously hurt, but his injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.
Names of the trooper and others involved have not been released. The Highway Patrol said the trooper has been with the patrol for one year.