HAGERSTOWN, MD — Maryland State Police say a Hagerstown man has been arrested on impaired driving charges after a crash Saturday morning that injured a trooper in Washington County.

“The suspect, Chauncey Dale Baylor II, 30, of Hagerstown, Maryland is charged with impaired driving,” according to a press release from the MSP.

At about 2:45 a.m., Corporal Kevin Mowers, who is assigned to the Hagerstown Barrack, was traveling west on Interstate 70, east of Route 66 in his marked departmental vehicle. According to a preliminary investigation, Corporal Mowers’s vehicle was struck by a silver 2013 Chrysler 300, driven by Baylor.

Corporal Mowers was flown by MSP Aviation Command, Trooper 3, to the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore for treatment of his injuries. Baylor was arrested at the scene.

All lanes of westbound I-70 prior to Route 66 were closed temporarily for reconstruction of the crash.  Baylor could face additional charges.  The crash remains under investigation.