A Decatur police officer was injured when a semitrailer crashed into his patrol vehicle on U.S. 287 Thursday night. [[411956115,C]]
Decatur Police Chief Rex Hoskins said the semi crashed into the police car that was parked on the shoulder on southbound U.S. 287 south of Farm-to-Market Road 51 just before 11:30 p.m.
Officer Matthew Roberts, 35, was transported to John Peter Smith Hospital via air ambulance with injuries that were not life threatening, according to police.
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The semi driver was transported Wise Regional Health System with injuries that were not life threatening.