Trooper, Tow Truck Driver Struck by Vehicle on I-95 in Wakefield, Mass. - NECN
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Trooper, Tow Truck Driver Struck by Vehicle on I-95 in Wakefield, Mass.

The trooper and tow truck driver were taken to Lahey Hospital in Burlington with non-life-threatening injuries

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    State Trooper Injured in Highway Crash

    A Mass. State Trooper and tow truck driver were struck by a moving vehicle on I-95 northbound in Wakefield on Tuesday morning.

    (Published Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019)

    One lane is closed on Interstate 95 northbound in Wakefield, Massachusetts, after a Massachusetts State trooper and tow truck driver were hit and injured by a passing vehicle on Tuesday morning.

    The trooper and driver were taken to Lahey Hospital in Burlington with non-life-threatening injuries.

    The passing vehicle struck a disabled car on I-95 which the two men were tending to, also hitting the tow truck at around 6:11 a.m. near Exit 40.

    The trooper was able to call the crash in on his own radio, reporting that he and the tow truck driver needed medical assistance.

    A total of three vehicles were damaged in the accident.

    No charges have been filed at this point, according to a state police spokesperson.

    State police say a a lane at the crash site on I-95 northbound remains closed.

    The crash remains under investigation.

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