Caught on Camera: WHP patrol car struck by commercial vehicle.

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) Dramatic video from the Wyoming Highway Patrol was released Friday morning to “raise awareness of the hazards emergency personal deal with daily.”

Video from Wyoming Highway Patrol cruiser as a box truck crashed into the back.

The video is from an October 31st incident on I-25 near Wheatland. A WHP trooper was assisting a stranded motorist. WHP said the trooper was inside the vehicle, with her seatbelt fastened, when a commercial truck crashed into the back of her patrol unit.

The video is from the rear-facing camera inside the unit.

The trooper sustained minor injuries in the crash; the driver of the commercial vehicle was not injured.

WHP said the video serves as a good reminder for motorists to always slow down when conditions worsen, and always move over when approaching an emergency vehicle on the side of the road.