A crash involving a state trooper slowed traffic on a busy road in Madison County.
It happened just before 3 Thursday afternoon on U.S. 421, near Kingston Elementary.
Police tell us Trooper Toney Allen was injured in the crash. He was off duty in his cruiser at the time.
State police say Trooper Allen lost control of his cruiser, ran off the road, and hit a tree.
No other vehicles were involved in the crash.
He was taken to St. Joseph Hospital in Berea for treatment of a leg injury. He's expected to be ok.
Trooper Allen is a five year veteran of Kentucky State Police.
Before that, he was a Madison County Sheriff's Deputy.