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Trucker Swipes State Trooper

By May 14, 2008July 17th, 2019Trucking Accidents

State Police are searching for a hit-and-run trucker who sideswiped a trooper on May 13, the Roanoke Times reports.
Trooper Jeff Rasnick had pulled over a tractor-trailer for speeding. He was sitting in his unmarked car that was parked on the shoulder of Interstate 81 when another semi ran off the right side of the road, slammed into his door and kept on driving.
Rasnick suffered shoulder and back injuries and was taken to the hospital. According to Virginia law, drivers must slow down or change lanes for emergency vehicles stopped on the side of the road.
Police are looking for a dark-colored Freightliner Class tractor with an extended front. The right rear of the white or gray box trailer suffered significant damage.
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