Tractor Trailer strikes police cruiser in Waterford

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WATERFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A tractor trailer took off after striking¬†a police cruiser on I-95 in Waterford Tuesday morning.

Around 4:15 Tuesday morning, a State Police cruiser was parked in the right shoulder on 1-95 near exit 82 when it was side swiped by a tractor trailer.

Troopers say the trailer continued to drive south without pulling over.

The officer that was in the cruiser at the time was taken to the Laurence and Memorial hospital for minor injuries.

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Police ask for anyone with information to call Sgt. Greg W. Smith of Troop E in Monteville at (860)-848-6500.