CHICKASHA — A trooper was injured while sitting in his patrol car at a construction zone, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported Thursday.
Trooper Brian Dixon's patrol car, which had its emergency lights on, was rear-ended about 3:30 p.m. by a vehicle on the H.E. Bailey Turnpike near Chickasha, trooper Betsy Randolph said.
Dixon, who complained of neck and back pain, was taken to Grady County Memorial Hospital, where he was treated and released, Randolph said.
The wreck is under investigation, she said. Dixon was blocking traffic for a construction crew when his car was hit.