BRIDGEWATER (CBS) — A K-9 officer and another driver were seriously injured in a crash Thursday morning.
The collision happened around 9:23 a.m., when police said a car pulled in front of the Hull K-9 cruiser driven by Officer John Mercer on Grove Street at Bedford Street.READ MORE: Massachusetts Gas Prices Rise Again To $3.35 Per Gallon On Average; $1.25 Higher Than A Year Ago
The cruiser hit the other car, which then went into a telephone pole.
Bridgewater Fire said the Jaws of Life had to be used to get one of the drivers out.READ MORE: Nor'easter To Bring Heavy Rains, High Winds Possible Flooding To Southern New England
Both Officer Mercer and the other driver were taken to South Shore Hospital trauma center with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
Mercer’s K-9 partner, Kenny, was in the car, but was not hurt. The dog was taken to a local kennel.MORE NEWS: Bill Would Give Up To $2,000 Bonuses To Essential Workers Who Worked In-Person During Pandemic
The crash is still under investigation.