Massachusetts State Police Release — 09062016 — Cruiser Struck on Rt. 93; Trooper Injured, Operator Arrested for OUI
At 1:33 a.m. today a Massachusetts State Trooper, while at a crash scene on Route 93 southbound in Boston, south of the Mass. Ave. exit, was struck by another vehicle while in his cruiser.
The other vehicle, a 2010 Chevrolet Malibu, was traveling southbound and struck the rear of the stationary MSP cruiser, a fully marked Ford Explorer utility vehicle. The trooper suffered non life-threatening injuries and was conscious and alert when transported by Boston EMS to Tufts Medical Center.
The female operator of the vehicle that hit the cruiser, LILY G. REID, 21, of Quincy, was determined to be impaired and was placed under arrest for operating under the influence of alcohol and failure to move over for an emergency vehicle.
The injured trooper is assigned to Troop E, the troop that patrols the Boston tunnel system and the Massachusetts Turnpike.
The trooper was struck while he was on the scene of a two-vehicle crash at the same location. Neither driver in that prior crash was injured.
The trooper was treated for injuries and released this morning.
No further information is being released at this time.