Impaired Driver Nearly Hits State Trooper, Overturns on Missouri Interstate

Dramatic footage from the Missouri State Highway Patrol captures the moment an impaired driver nearly struck a state trooper, hit another car, then flipped his vehicle on Interstate 70 in Boone County, Missouri, on June 5.

This video shows a Missouri state trooper’s vehicle parked on I-70. In the footage, a car speeds past the trooper’s vehicle, narrowly missing it and crashing into another car. The out-of-control car is then seen overturned on the highway.

The driver was transported to a hospital with minor injuries, Missouri State Highway Patrol said. He was arrested for driving while impaired. The driver of the car that was hit was not injured, the highway patrol said. Credit: Missouri State Highway Patrol via Storyful

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting