Man arrested for DUI after hitting MD State Trooper on I-495

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY (WUSA9) - A man was arrested for DUI after hitting a Maryland State Trooper early Saturday morning in Prince George’s County, police said.

Around 1:30 a.m., Trooper Angel Ortiz responded to a disabled car on the outer loop of the Capital Beltway at Allentown Road.

According to investigators, the seven-year-veteran was inside his parked cruiser when 51-year-old Maurice Gresham of Lanham struck the cruiser from behind.

Ortiz was transported to Prince George’s Hospital.  He has since been released from the hospital.

Gresham was transported to Forestville Barrack where he is currently being processed.

The investigation continues.

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