Investigation underway after wrong-way driver allegedly hits state police cruiser

Massachusetts State Police
Massachusetts State Police(Western Mass News)
Published: Jun. 21, 2022 at 3:42 PM EDT
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SHELBURNE FALLS, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - An investigation is underway after a wrong-way driver allegedly struck a state trooper’s cruiser, causing injuries.

Officials said that on the evening of June 10th, a vehicle was traveling south on I-91 North in Bernardston for several miles.

In order to stop the vehicle, a trooper from the Shelburne Falls Barracks placed his cruiser in the vehicle’s path to prevent a potential head-on collision.

The trooper and the driver were taken to the hospital with injuries.

There has been no word on their condition.