MSP Cruiser Side Swiped

A state trooper was evaluated at the scene after his cruiser was struck by an SUV on Interstate-295 North near I-95 about 1:20 p.m. Tuesday. The SUV also struck a Toyota Camry. Both vehicles were parked in a detail zone where surveying work was being done.

NORTH ATTLEBORO — A state police cruiser parked at a road detail was struck by an SUV on Interstate 295 North Tuesday afternoon, but no one was injured.

The cruiser was parked at a detail on the Attleboro line near the I-95 exit when the car hit it about 1:20 p.m., according to state police.

The SUV also struck a car parked in the detail zone, where surveying work was being done.

No injuries were reported and both vehicles were towed from the scene.

A 39-year-old Boston man driving the car was given a traffic citation, police said.

David Linton may be reached at 508-236-0338.

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