State police corporal hurt in I-95 collision Parked patrol car rammed by truck

April 30, 1993|By Staff Report

A state police corporal from the Waterloo barracks wa injured on Interstate 95 near Jessup yesterday afternoon when his cruiser was rammed in the rear as he sat parked on the shoulder of the road after making a traffic stop, officials said.

Investigators from Waterloo said Cpl. Tom Lewis received back, neck and foot injuries following the 4:40 p.m. accident on northbound I-95. The officer was treated and released at St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore.

Police said the collision occurred after a Ford Bronco hit a GMC truck and veered off the roadway and into Corporal Lewis' vehicle.

The driver of the Bronco, Preston Darby, 31, of Randallstown, also was treated and released at St. Agnes Hospital. He was charged with failure to reduce speed to avoid a collision and driving with unsafe tires.

The driver of the GMC truck was not hurt, police said.

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