BETHANY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut state trooper received minor injuries after an alleged drunken driver hit the officer’s cruiser during a traffic stop.
Trooper First Class Kelly Grant says in a news release that the crash happened at around 12:35 a.m. Tuesday in Bethany. Grant says the trooper was conducting a motor vehicle stop and was sitting in the cruiser when another car crashed into it.
The trooper was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital with a minor injury.
Grant says the other driver, identified as 32-year-old Anthony Waiters, of Waterbury, was not hurt and was taken into custody for DUI.
The car that had been pulled over was not hit.
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