STAFFORD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Virginia State Police are reporting that a trooper was injured last night in a multiple-vehicle accident along I-95 in Stafford County.
Trooper K.J. Zalasar was on a traffic stop on the right, southbound shoulder when two vehicles, driving aggressively towards one another, made contact while changing lanes, causing one vehicle to spin off the right side of the road in the direction of Zalasar and the vehicle he had pulled.
The vehicle that spun, a Nissan SUV, struck Zalasar’s car, driving it into the Audi which he had previously pulled over.
Trooper Zalasar was seated inside his patrol car at the time of the collision. He and three others were injured in the incident, and all were transported to Mary Washington Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the Nissan, Alexandra Seaman, her passenger Amanda Brunner, and the driver of the Audi, William Reynolds, were all hospitalized.
Zalasar has since been released from the hospital.
The driver of the other vehicle, Christopher Johnson, was not injured in the crash.
Seaman and Johnson have both been charged with reckless driving.
According to state police, the incident remains under investigation.
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