Charges filed in crash involving VSP trooper
February 17th, 10:36 AM EST
Courtesy of VSP
KING GEORGE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- A man from Montross, Virginia was charged with reckless driving and possession of marijuana on Monday after being involved in a crash with a Virginia State Police trooper at a traffic stop in King George County.
According to police, 33-year-old Eldred H. Daiger III was driving eastbound on Route 3 near Dahlgren Road in a 2016 Ford Fusion around 11:50 a.m. on Sunday.
The VSP's preliminary investigation determined Daiger veered into the right turning lane, hitting a VSP trooper's marked Ford Taurus in the rear.
The trooper was on a traffic stop with a BMW sedan and the impact pushed the Taurus into the rear of the BMW.
The trooper was transported to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries. Daiger and the two occupants of the BMW were also transported for treatment of minor injuries and were released.
The crash is still under investigation.