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Trooper sacrifices patrol automotive to forestall wrong-way driver on Interstate 40


RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — A chase on Interstate 40 ended with a North Carolina State Freeway Patrol cruiser mangled in a crash.

The chase began in Johnston County when the motive force refused to drag over, in accordance with deputies. The chase then dragged on to I-40 and into Raleigh.

Shortly after midnight, Johnston County Sheriff’s Workplace referred to as Raleigh Police Division and NCSHP requesting assist in stopping the automotive.

The motive force of the automotive then began up the improper manner on an exit ramp. A trooper parked their automotive throughout the ramp to forestall the motive force from going the improper manner down I-40 and endangering different drivers.

“Undoubtedly, our member’s choice to cease the fleeing automobile by placing themselves in hurt’s manner stopped the doubtless catastrophic occasion of a improper manner driver from getting into onto I-40,” NCSHP mentioned in a press release.

The motive force of the automotive did crash into the trooper’s automobile. The trooper was not injured, however the driver of the automotive has a number of accidents and wanted to be taken to WakeMed. He is additionally going through a number of expenses together with driving whereas impaired.

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