A New York State trooper is in critical condition after being injured in a crash while conducting a traffic stop on I-86 Wednesday, reports the Associated Press.
At approximately 4:38pm, State Police say Trooper Craig S. Foglia, of Troop E in Painted Post, had conducted a traffic stop and was sitting in his vehicle when he was struck from behind by a Ford F-150, reports WBNG.
Authorities say Trooper Foglia's patrol car then struck the vehicle which he had stopped. State Police say Trooper Foglia was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester with serious injuries.
Trooper Foglia was in critical condition Thursday after undergoing surgery, reports the Associated Press.