Motorist collides with State Police cruiser in construction zone

- FILE - Connecticut State Police Cruiser (WTNH / Tina Detelj)

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Connecticut State Police are investigating a collision between a motorist and a police cruiser on Wednesday night.

According to police, a vehicle was traveling on the eastbound side of Interstate 84 near exit 58 and heading toward an active construction pattern. A stationary police cruiser moved in an attempt to block the motorist from continuing into the construction zone.

The vehicle struck the rear of the cruiser, causing damage to both vehicles.

The operator and passenger were taken to a local hospital for a medical evaluation.

The trooper did not suffer any apparent injuries.

WTNH NEWS8 provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Also, you can now block any inappropriate user by simple selecting the drop down menu on the right of any comment and selection "Block User" from there.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s