MSP Cruiser Struck on Rt. 93 in Dorchester

A Massachusetts State Police cruiser was struck by another vehicle at 2:50 a.m. on Route 93 southbound, north of Exit 15 in Dorchester. The crash occurred at a work zone where lane closures were in effect. 

Preliminary information indicates the cruiser was struck from behind. 

The Trooper, who was not part of the detail setup but was in traffic stopped at the work zone, suffered minor injuries in the crash. He is not hospitalized. 

The male operator of the other vehicle was also injured and was transported to Boston Medical Center. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening based on preliminary information. 

Both vehicles sustained significant damage. The investigation into the crash is ongoing.

Per MSP media relations procedures, outlets are reminded to please not call MSP barracks directly with media inquiries. 

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