Trooper Hurt When Truck Hits Cruiser

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A state trooper sustained multiple injuries when a truck struck his cruiser on Interstate 84 in Manchester on Wednesday.

The crash happened around 2 p.m. at exit 59 eastbound.

The officer was taken to Hartford Hospital and is conscious and alert, according to police. 

State police are investigating. Only the HOV lane was open as of 3:30 p.m.

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