Connecticut State Police

State Trooper Injured in Crash on I-91 in Hartford

CT Department of Transportation

A Connecticut State Police trooper was taken to the hospital after his cruiser was hit on Interstate 91 South in Hartford Tuesday night.

Police said the trooper was sitting inside his cruiser, which was parked in the left lane of a construction area near exit 27, when he was hit. He was extricated from the vehicle.

Both the trooper and the other driver were taken to the hospital with injuries.

The severity of those injuries was not immediately clear.

Connecticut has a "move over" law that requires drivers to slow down and move over for emergency and highway maintenance vehicles.

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