NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — UPDATE: A Charlottesville man is accused of hitting two vehicles on the side of Interstate 664 in Newport News, including one belonging to a Virginia state trooper, Friday morning.
Richard Hedgepath, 42, was charged with reckless driving.
According to Virginia State Police, at 8:10 a.m., the trooper stopped on the right shoulder of I-664 at exit 6 to help a person in a disabled car.
While the officer was waiting for VDOT to come and assist, another driver ran off the roadway and hit the trooper's car and the disabled car.
Both the driver of the disabled car and the officer were taken to the hospital with injuries, but they're expected to be okay.