New Jersey State Police trooper crashes cruiser in Salem County

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NJ State Police trooper involved in Salem Co. crash. Brian Taff reports during Action News at 430pm on June 7, 2017. (WPVI)

A New Jersey State Police trooper was involved in a crash on Wednesday afternoon in Salem County.

The crash happened shortly after 12 p.m. near the intersection of Pennsville-Auburn Road and Route 48 in Penns Grove.

The preliminary word from investigators is that the trooper lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a tree.

Video from Chopper 6 showed the cruiser off the road.

The trooper was take to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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