POWHATAN, VA (WWBT) - A State Trooper is recovering following a two vehicle crash on Route 13 near Route 627, Ridge Road in Powhatan County.
Around 11:10 p.m. Saturday Senior Trooper W. M. Boelt Jr., was responding to a vehicle crash with his emergency equipment activated when the driver of a 2008 Chevrolet pick-up turned left in-front of and collided with the marked state police cruiser.
Trooper Boelt suffered serious non-life threatening injuries and was flown to VCU Medical Center by med-flight. The driver of the Chevrolet, a 40 year-old Powhatan Man was not injured in the crash.
Both drivers were wearing their safety belts. The investigation remains on-going.