Wichita, Kan. -- A Kansas Highway Patrol trooper seriously injured in a crash earlier this week on the turnpike has been released from the hospital.
Trooper Da'Von Brame had been hospitalized since Tuesday evening after his patrol vehicle was struck from behind by a pickup truck while conducting a routine inspection of a semi-trailer.
Brame was released Friday from Wesley Medical Center.
A Kansas Highway Patrol trooper seriously injured in a crash on the Kansas Turnpike is recovering.
Master Trooper Da'Von Brame was completing a routine inspection of a semitruck when his vehicle was hit from behind by a Nissan pickup truck near the east Kellogg exit of the Kansas Turnpike Tuesday evening.
He was transported to Wesley Medical Center in serious condition. A hospital spokesperson says Trooper Brame is now in fair condition.
A Kansas state trooper remains in serious condition following an accident on the turnpike last night in east Wichita.
It happened shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday on the Kansas Turnpike near the east Kellogg exit. According to the Kansas Turnpike Authority, Master Trooper Da'Von Brame was conducting a routine inspection of a semi truck off of the highway, when his vehicle was struck from behind by a Toyota pickup truck.
The semi driver provided aid to Trooper Brame until EMS arrived on scene, and he was rushed to Wesley Medical Center.
Captain Joe Bott told KAKE News that he visited the injured trooper at the hospital Wednesday and said that despite his official condition, he is alert. He was told Brame could be released from the hospital in two days.
The 23-year-old driver of the pickup truck suffered minor injuries. The accident is still under investigation.