A Maryland state trooper was injured Wednesday morning in a crash, according to a news release from Maryland State Police.
The injured trooper has been identified as Trooper First Class Michael Taluskie.
Taluskie was monitoring the speed of traffic in the southbound lanes of Md. 75 near New Market when he observed a speed limit violator. He drove onto the shoulder of the road and activated his emergency equipment, according to the news release.
Taluskie began to make a U-turn when his marked 2009 Ford Crown Victoria was struck on the driver side door by a 2013 Kia driven by Michael Gregory Hobbs of Frederick, according to the news release.