Scene of crash that injured trooper

Scene of crash on I-85 that injured trooper (FOX Carolina/ Feb. 15, 2018)

BLACKSBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) – A trooper is in the hospital after being struck by another vehicle while on the side of I-85 Friday morning, according to the SC Department of Public Safety.

DPS officials said LCpl. P.M. Wilkins had pulled over a car for speeding on I-85 near the 101 mile-marker when another vehicle struck the offender’s vehicle and Trooper Wilkins.

Wilkins was airlifted to the hospital with injuries that are not life-threatening, DPS said.

Wilkins has been with the SCHP for six years.

The Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the collision.

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