ST. LOUIS, Missouri- KTVI reports that two Missouri State Highway Patrol vehicles were hit by a semi truck Sunday morning. The accident happened on eastbound I-70 near 270 at around 7am.
There were two trooper vehicles on the roadside that had just finished up a traffic stop and both troopers were in one vehicle talking. A tractor trailer struck the two patrol vehicles and then overturned.
Both troopers were taken to area hospitals suffering from non life-threatening injuries. No word on the condition of the truck driver.
2 State Troopers were involved in an accident this morning EB 70 at 270. A semi truck hit both trooper cars. Both will be fine. pic.twitter.com/u93HMcdk2i
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