Man struck by Fairhaven Police cruiser in critical condition

FAIRHAVEN, M.A (WLNE) – Massachusetts State Police are investigating a motor vehicle accident after a pedestrian was struck by a Fairhaven police cruiser late Tuesday night.

Around 11 p.m. on August 25, a Fairhaven Police cruiser was driving westbound on Route 6 when it struck a pedestrian just west of the 7-Eleven convenience store.

The officer immediately stopped and called for aid.

The victim, a 32-year-old man from South Weymouth, was rushed to St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford after sustaining serious injuries.

He was transferred to Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, where he remains in critical condition.

The victim’s family has yet to be notified of the crash, so his identity has not yet been released, according to the DA’s office.

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