Police: Trooper injured when cruiser hit on Route 288

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - A Virginia state trooper was hurt in a crash on Route 288 Monday afternoon.

Investigators say Trooper J.M. Brown's cruiser was inside a work zone with emergency lights on, when it was struck from behind by a car getting off at Route 1.

Trooper Brown was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The driver of the other car, 55-year-old Dianna Gilmore, is charged with reckless driving.

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