Local News

Trooper crashes cruiser in downtown Raleigh

Posted October 26, 2009 11:07 p.m. EDT

— Slick roads Monday evening caused a state Highway Patrol trooper to crash his cruiser into a retaining wall in downtown Raleigh, authorities said.

The trooper’s vehicle hit the wall on McDowell Street, near Lane Street, just before 7:30 p.m.

No other cars were involved.

The trooper was not injured. He was on duty but not responding to a call at the time of the accident, authorities said.