Off-duty state trooper injured in wreck

Off-duty state trooper injured in wreck

Amarillo, TX - A Texas state trooper was hurt in a wreck Wednesday afternoon while off-duty.

DPS Media Relations Trooper Cindy Barkley says the off-duty trooper was traveling north of Umbarger when another vehicle ran a stop sign, hitting the trooper's personal vehicle from the side, at the intersection of 1062 and 168.

Trooper Barkley says the trooper had to be extricated from his vehicle and was taken to a hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The other driver was uninjured in the crash and cited for causing the accident.

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