Trooper bruised in I5 crash in Lynnwood
Monday, August 8, 2011
LYNNWOOD, Wash. (AP) -- A Washington State Patrol trooper was injured when his parked car was hit by another car on the shoulder of Interstate 5 Monday night in Lynnwood.
Trooper Keith Leary told KIRO 7 (http://bit.ly/pNv1WA ) the trooper is being treated at a Seattle hospital for bumps and bruises and should be released Tuesday.
The crash mangled the left side of the patrol car. Rescue crews had to extricate the trooper. He's a K9 officer, and his dog -- named Buster -- was not injured.
Four people in the other car were not hurt. The driver was arrested. The 19-year-old woman could be charged with vehicular assault.
Information from: KIRO-TV, htthttp://www.kirotv.com/index.html