Searching for truck that struck officer on the side of the highway!

June 18, 20210

The Massachusetts State Police are searching for the semi that hit the officer while he was talking to another trucker on the side of the road.

The incident happened on Wednesday, June 16th in Hopkinton, Massachusetts.

It was reported, that the truck struck the Lieutenant on the side of Route 495 and fled the scene. The officer injured his hands and arms and was taken to a nearby hospital.

MSP are looking for the public’s help in searching the truck that was involved in the incident. 

“We continue to seek the tractor-trailer that struck the Lieutenant and his cruiser. It has a blue cab and white trailer. We believe the truck’s make is Freightliner, and may be from a model year from 1998-2001. The truck may have minor damage to its passenger side, and may have white paint transfer from the cruiser on it (the cruiser was a white unmarked vehicle).”

Anyone with information about the tractor-trailer or its driver is asked to call the State Police-Charlton Barracks at 508-721-4040.


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