Falmouth police officer, other driver, hurt in crash

A motorist struck a Falmouth police cruiser Sunday morning, injuring both drivers (Photo: David Curran/ SatelliteNewsService.com )

FALMOUTH, Mass. (WPRI) – A Falmouth police officer was hurt after another driver crashed into his cruiser Sunday morning.

According to the Falmouth Police Department, the officer was blocking the road at the intersection of East Falmouth Highway and Baptiste Lane for a bridge closure. His cruiser’s lights were on and there were traffic cones and signs present to alert drivers to the bridge closure.

The other driver, operating a 2003 Toyota Corolla, crashed into the cruiser. Police have not yet elaborated on how the crash occurred but said that both drivers were taken to Falmouth Hopsital for treatment of injuries that are not life-threatening.

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