Semi driver arrested after hit-and-run with trooper


December 15, 2022

One person has been arrested following a hit-and-run with a Nebraska State trooper, a pursuit, and an hour-long standoff on Interstate 80.

The incident began at approximately 5:10 p.m., after Nebraska State Patrol received information regarding a semi pulling a flatbed trailer that was driving recklessly on Interstate 80 near Lincoln. A trooper observed the semi driving recklessly and attempted a traffic stop near mile marker 409.

After the vehicle pulled over to the shoulder, it accelerated in reverse, striking the trooper's patrol unit, disabling his unit, and injuring the trooper. The ve...

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