State trooper in middle of three car wreck

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper was injured after being rear ended and pushed into a truck, according to THP officials.

The trooper, Bradley Keaton, was stopped at an intersection on Highway 33, when he was rear ended by a pick up truck driven by Michael Osbourne.

The trooper's car then smashed into another truck. Its driver, Kenneth Cooper, was not taken to the hospital. Keaton had to be treated for minor injuries and has been released from the hospital.

Osbourne has been charged with Vehicular Assault and Failure to Exercise Due Caution.

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