UPDATE: DPS Trooper injured in rollover crash in Ellis County

Here is a quick update to the incident we posted yesterday afternoon.

At around 4:30pm, Ellis County ESD #6 personnel along with Ellis County EMS were called to the scene of a major accident involving a police officer in the 2200 block of FM 878 west of Ike.

According to DPS, preliminary information indicates the trooper was responding to assist another police department with a priority call. The trooper was traveling east on FM 878 when, for an as of yet undetermined reason, the vehicle left the roadway. The vehicle slid off the north side of the roadway and overturned.

The trooper was transported to Baylor Waxahachie hospital with minor injuries.

The investigation is ongoing at this time.