Trooper injured after tractor-trailer hits state police cruiser

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (WPRI) — Massachusetts State Police reported a state cruiser was struck Friday by a tractor-trailer in the Westbound lane of the Massachusetts Turnpike.

The crash occurred at the Edgell Road snow gate in Framingham around 7:20 a.m.

Upon impact, the trooper’s SUV was pushed over the guardrail and into the woods.

The trooper was taken to UMass Medical Center in Worcester and was reportedly conscious and alert during transportation.

The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured, according to police.

State Police Troop E and the State Police Vehicle Enforcement Section are investigating the cause of the crash.