BRAINTREE (CBS) – A suspected drunk driver slammed into a Massachusetts State Police cruiser that was on the side of the road while a trooper was assisting with a crash nearby.

The Braintree Fire Department shared a photo of the damaged cruiser. State Police said the crash happened on Interstate 93 South early Saturday morning.

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A State Police cruiser was hit while responding to a crash in Braintree. (Image Credit: Braintree Fire PIO/Twitter)

Crews were dealing with a crash near Exit 5. The cruiser was parked to block the right lane when it was hit by a 2002 Honda Accord driven by Winston McGhee, 34, of Rockland.

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The initial car fire on Route 3 in Braintree that brought police to the scene. (Image Credit: Braintree Fire PIO/Twitter)

Fortunately, the trooper was not injured in the crash.

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Capers was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, failure to move over for an emergency vehicle, marked lanes violation, and furnishing false identifying information to police.