State police: Troopers uninjured after interstate crash

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

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut State Police say no troopers were injured when two cruisers were involved in a crash as police tried to stop an SUV that was speeding down the median past heavy traffic on an interstate.

The Connecticut Post reports one cruiser was pursuing the SUV on Interstate 95 in Bridgeport on Thursday when another trooper was able to get in front of the vehicle. Police say the SUV slammed veered left and slammed into a concrete barrier, colliding with at least one of the cruisers.

Both police vehicles sustained damaged and had to be towed from the scene. The troopers declined medical attention.

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Information from: Connecticut Post, http://www.connpost.com

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