Drunk driver hits Virginia State Police trooper's vehicle during Fairfax Co. traffic stop

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Posted at 9:41 AM, Dec 23, 2021

FAIRFAX Co., Va. - Someone driving under the influence hit a Virginia State Police trooper's vehicle while the trooper was conducting a traffic stop Wednesday night.

According to the VSP, the crash happened on I-495 in Fairfax County at about 11:45 p.m.

There were no injuries.

"It's the holidays, Virginia! Please drive sober, slow down and move over," the VSP said in a tweet. "Let's all make it home safely for the holidays."

The VSP has not announced charges for the 65-year-old driver involved.