Trooper hit - Tractor Trailer driver charged

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A trooper was hit by a tractor trailer Monday.

State police say the trooper was trying to catch up with a speeding driver on I-95 near Bells Road when a tractor trailer driver tried to change lanes and hit the cruiser.

The trooper suffered minor injuries.

The 73-year-old driver of the tractor trailer is charged with failing to yield the right of way.

Police say there's $5,000 worth of damage to the cruiser.

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