A State Trooper shot a driver in the leg following a chase and crash on I-95 in Delaware County, Tuesday afternoon, investigators said.
The ordeal began around 1:30 p.m. when a Pennsylvania State Trooper tried to pull over a 2002 Ford sedan on I-95 southbound at mile marker 8.2 in Chester City for traffic violations.
The driver of the vehicle, a 29-year-old man from Modena, Pennsylvania, failed to stop, leading to a chase, police said.
The driver exited off of I-95 at Exit 3 to Highland Avenue. He then allegedly traveled on the ramp and over the median before attempting to make a u-turn.
The trooper used his patrol vehicle to try and block the man from re-entering the highway, causing a crash. After both vehicles came to a final rest, the trooper fired his weapon, striking the man in the lower leg.
The man, who investigators said was wanted out of Chester County for a probation violation connected to a forgery charge, was taken to Crozer Medical Center. Police have not yet revealed his condition.
State Police and the Delaware County District Attorney's Office are both investigating the incident.
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The incident shut down the Highland Avenue exit ramp, causing backup in the area. It was later reopened.