Trooper cruiser hit by car while responding to wrong-way driver in Dartmouth

Massachusetts State Police are seen surrounding a car that they say hit a cruiser on Interstate 195 east in Dartmouth, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2023. (WLNE)

DARTMOUTH, Mass. (WLNE) — A Massachusetts State Police trooper was hit by a car while responding to a wrong-way driver in Dartmouth.

The crash happened on Interstate 195 east just before 12:30 p.m. Thursday.

A car is seen being towed on Interstate 195 in Dartmouth after police say it crashed into a cruiser, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2023. (WLNE)

Police said a trooper stopped a wrong-way driver on the east of the highway.

Another trooper responding as backup was hit by another car trying to get to the median cutout, police said.

Massachusetts State Police are seen surrounding a car that they say hit a cruiser on Interstate 195 east in Dartmouth, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2023. (WLNE)

The trooper was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

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