BALTIMORE - Two Maryland Transportation Authority officers were sent to local hospitals Thursday morning following a traffic stop.
The officers, one standing outside a parked police cruiser, and one inside, were injured as a car traveling southbound on I-95 in the area of the Caton Avenue exit struck the patrol car.
The officer standing outside the patrol vehicle was taken to Shock Trauma with a head injury. The officer inside the car was taken to University of Maryland Medical Center. They have since been released.
Sgt. Kevin Ayd with the MDTA said traffic was expected to be impacted for a majority of the morning. Drivers were advised look for alternate routes via I-895 or the beltway. Two lanes of I-95 southbound were still closed just prior to 7 a.m. They were both reopened about an hour later as the agency's reconstruction unit cleared from the preliminary investigation.
As far as potential charges against the driver, Ayd said it's too early in the investigation to tell.
The officers were in the area, responding to a traffic call that came in at approximately 3:55 a.m.
The driver of the car that hit the police vehicle was taken to Shock Trauma and is also believed to be in stable condition.
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