By: Nick Boykin, wtkr.com
HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – Virginia State Trooper received minor injuries when the vehicle he was driving flipped during a police pursuit of a motorcyclist through the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel.
According to officials, the crash happened around 8:30 on Monday and the motorcyclist driving a 2007 Suzuki motorcycle – which had been reported stolen – was arrested shortly after by other state troopers on Interstate 64 near Hampton.
The injured State Police Trooper’s vehicle flipped when it struck the jersey wall of the HRBT prior to entering the tunnel. Initially, the trooper had tried pulling over the motorcyclist before entering the HRBT.