HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Authorities are asking for the public’s help to find the vehicle that struck and injured a Pennsylvania state trooper on Interstate 283 early Sunday.
Police said the vehicle is likely a red Jeep Grand Cherokee built between 2011 and 2016 and is missing the passenger-side rearview mirror. Investigators released photographs of similar vehicles.
The trooper was struck in his left arm by the mirror of the passing SUV while exiting his vehicle for a traffic stop. The incident occurred around 12:55 a.m. Sunday in the northbound lanes at mile marker 2.1 in Swatara Township.
The trooper sustained minor injuries and was checked and released at a hospital.
The vehicle fled the scene and was unable to be located by responding troopers, police said.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or recently saw a vehicle matching the description and missing the passenger-side mirror should call state police in Harrisburg at 717-671-7500.