OHP Trooper In Critical Condition After Being Hit By Car On I-35

Saturday, July 15th 2017, 8:34 am
By: News 9

An Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper is in the hospital in critical condition after being hit by a car during a chase on Interstate 35.

The crash happened about 10:30 p.m. Friday, July 14. 

According to investigators, the chase started on I-35 near Tecumseh Road. The trooper was putting down stop sticks near 27th Street in Moore and was hit. 

Right now, it is unclear if the suspect's car hit the trooper or if it was another car. The suspect was arrested a short time later.

Several OHP troopers went to OU Medical Center to be with their colleague. The injured trooper has been identified as Lt. Heath Meyer. 

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