Trooper injured in car accident

A two car crash injures an Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper Sunday afternoon.

According to highway patrol, the crash happened on State Route 576 at County Road R after 3:00 PM Sunday afternoon.

Authorities say 25 year old Nathan Rios of Angola, Indiana was driving westbound on County Road R when Rios went through a stop sign and struck a state patrol cruiser driven by trooper Gale Horn.

Rios' car continued to move, striking a ditch and rolling over on its top. Trooper Horn's vehicle spun off the road and rested in a ditch,

Both vehicles sustained heavy damage. Rios, his passenger 24 year Old Christopher Salaiz, also of Angola, Indiana, and Trooper Horn were treated at the hospital for minor injuries and released.

Everyone involved was wearing seatbelts according to highway patrol. Rios was cited by authorities for operating a vehicle impaired and failing to stop at a stop sign.

The crash remains under investigation by highway patrol.