Trooper hit on icy roads

January 20, 2009 10:11:30 AM PST
A highway Patrol officer is being treated for serious contusions after he was hit while trying to help a stranded motorist.It happened Tuesday morning on NC 50 near Timber Drive.

Sergeant Gerry Mouzon, 49, was helping a driver with a flat tire when another driver lost control, started sliding, and slammed into him.

Mouzon is being treated at Wake Med. He's banged up, but has no broken bones.