URBANA, MD. (WUSA9) - A Maryland State Police trooper was injured in a chain reaction crash along southbound I-270 Tuesday morning.
The three-vehicle accident was reported around 5:40 a.m. near Route 80 in Urbana.
The trooper had slowed for traffic as did the second car, but the third car didn't slow down and hit the second car which then struck the trooper's vehicle.
MSP says the trooper sustained minor injuries and will be taken to an area hospital.
Another trooper is on scene investigating.
Drivers should slow down in the area.