State trooper injured when cruiser struck at scene of crash


SEEKONK, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts State Police trooper suffered minor injuries Saturday when his cruiser was struck at the scene of a car crash that seriously injured a 20-year-old man, police said.

Police said troopers responded to the rollover crash in Seekonk after 3 a.m. and found the driver with life-threatening injuries. The driver was taken to Rhode Island Hospital. His condition later Saturday was not immediately clear.

More troopers responded to assist in the investigation and a passing car driven by a 74-year-old woman hit one of their cruisers, police said. A 32-year-old trooper in the cruiser suffered minor injuries and was taken to the hospital and later released, police said.

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