Delaware State Police are asking for the public's help in finding a motorcyclist who drove into a state trooper at a DUI checkpoint in Newark last month.

Delaware State Police are asking for the public's help in finding a motorcyclist who drove into a state trooper at a DUI checkpoint in Newark last month.

The incident happened Saturday, Sept. 1 at about 11:50 p.m., at a DUI checkpoint in the eastbound lanes of U.S. 40 (Pulaski Highway) near Lagrange Avenue, Newark.

A uniformed trooper on foot at the checkpoint saw a sport-style motorcycle, illuminated with green lighting, passing other vehicles which were stopped at the checkpoint.

The motorcyclist didn't stop when given verbal commands by the trooper, and instead accelerated and proceeded to maneuver through the other stopped vehicles, striking the trooper as he fled.

The motorcyclist traveled eastb on U.S. 40 at a high rate of speed, running multiple red lights, and was last seen in the area of Porter Road.

The trooper was admitted to Christiana Hospital with an arm/hand injury, but has since been released.

The motorcycle involved in the incident is described as a sport-style bike equipped with green ground effect lighting, similar to the secon picture with this story

The driver was described as a white male, wearing a dark helmet, t-shirt, with visible arm tattoos.

Police are asking anyone with information about the driver or the motorcycle to call Detective Biddle of the Troop 2 Major Crimes Unit at (302) 365-8475.

Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or online at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com