Trooper injured on I-75 by suspected drunken driver

An area of Interstate 75 was closed Friday morning after a state trooper was injured in a car accident.

The trooper was helping block traffic for construction crews around 3 a.m. on northbound I-75 near Joslyn Road when her patrol car was hit by a suspected drunken driver.

We're told her emergency lights were activated at the time of the crash.

The trooper was taken to a hospital and is expected to be okay. We're told she suffered a broken wrist in the accident.

The suspected drunken driver has been taken into custody.

The trooper has been identified as Jacalyn Raab, and is a 29-year veteran of the Metro North Post.

The stretch of I-75 re-opened around 6:30 a.m.