Campbell, N.Y. – According to WHEC-TV in Rochester, a New York State Trooper was seriously hurt Wednesday afternoon in an accident in Steuben County.

The accident happened while the officer was conducting a traffic stop, the trooper is said to have sustained serious injuries.

WHEC reports the accident happened on I-86 in the Town of Campbell. The trooper was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital by Mercy Flight.

The identity of the trooper has not been released.