Trooper hit by drunk driver

We have new details about an Illinois accident involving a state trooper.

Posted: Feb 23, 2019 7:12 PM

EFFINGHAM, Ill. (WTHI) - We have new details about an Illinois accident involving a state trooper.

According to Illinois State Police a trooper was stopped at a light at the intersection of Raney Street and Fayette Avenue in Effingham Saturday afternoon.

Investigators say Tamra Wendt crashed into the driver side door as she was turning. Wendt was arrested for drunk driving.

The trooper was treated for minor injuries.

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