BYRAM TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) – A State Police trooper was injured in a crash on Interstate 80 Sunday afternoon, according to New Jersey State Police Sergeant Alejandro Goez.
At 3:46 p.m., a trooper in an unmarked state Police vehicle stopped to assist with a Nissan Altima that became disabled in the lane as a result of motor vehicle accident on I-80 eastbound at milepost 22.9 in Byram Township, Goez said.
While at the scene, the the police vehicle was struck by a Jeep and then was pushed into the Nissan, Goez said.
The trooper, who was inside of the police vehicle at the time, sustained non-life-threatening and was transported to Morristown Medical Center, Goez said.
No other injuries were reported, Goez said.
All lanes were closed for approximately 15 minutes.