Ohio trooper in serious condition after being struck by van

Trooper Jason Hofmann was investigating a crash when a van drifted to the side of the road


PoliceOne Staff

MADISON COUNTY, Ohio — An Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper was injured after being struck by a van while responding to a vehicle crash Thursday morning.

Fox 8 reports Trooper Jason Hofmann was outside his patrol car, wearing his reflective vest and taking photographs of a crash that already had closed a lane. The van drifted off the side of the road and struck Hofmann.

WBNS reports Hofmann was flown to The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in serious condition. Ohio Highway Patrol has not released any additional information about Hofmann’s condition.

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