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Indiana State Trooper recovering after being sideswiped by van

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. -- An Indiana State Trooper is recovering after he was hit on I-94 near Michigan City.

Police say Master Trooper Jeff Council stopped to help a stranded driver around 1:15 a.m. and was sideswiped by a van.

The 59-year-old driver says she didn't see him.

Police say  Council's emergency lights were on.

The dirver was ticked for failure to yield.

Council was treated and released from LaPorte Hospital.

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