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State police trooper, pedestrian hit by vehicle on Route 33 ramp to I-78 in Northampton County

Published On: Dec 24 2013 04:36:24 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 18 2013 02:45:09 PM EST

Car hits trooper, pedestrian


A state trooper and a pedestrian were taken to the hospital after being hit by a vehicle on the Route 33 ramp to I-78 Sunday morning.

Police say it happened around 8:30 a.m. when a state trooper was at the scene of a crash at the Route 33 South ramp to I-78 West.

While the trooper was interviewing an eyewitness in a grassy area just off the highway, another crash happened, causing a vehicle to hit the officer and one pedestrian, according to state police in Belfast.


Police say the officer and pedestrian were treated for minor injuries at a local hospital.

State police say they are still working to determine what caused the pair of crashes.