The incident occurred on Route 95 in Nevada on Monday. A motorist, according to highway patrol, ignored the state’s “Move Over” law and hit the trooper’s vehicle as it was parked on the shoulder
The trooper wasn’t injured. A photo posted online by the patrol’s Southern Command shows the driver side door of the car almost completely sliced off from the rest of the vehicle.
The driver who allegedly hit the patrol car was located in Las Vegas on Tuesday, officials said.