BERKELEY, Ill. (WLS) -- An Illinois State trooper is in critical condition Saturday night after getting struck on northbound I-294 near St. Charles Road.
He was conducting a traffic stop when authorities say a passing motorist in a maroon Honda struck the trooper.
They say the driver tried to get away and crashed into a silver Acura, causing that vehicle to flip over.
Seven people in the Acura were hurt.
The driver of the Honda was taken into custody with charges pending.
State trooper critical after being struck by car on I-294