BOSTON (CBS) — A Massachusetts State Police Trooper and another man were hurt after the man rear-ended a cruiser on Interstate 93 in Dorchester around 3 a.m. Friday.

The trooper, a 56-year-old man assigned to the detective unit, was not stopped in traffic next to a work zone on the highway. He was injured but not transported, said State Police.

The other driver, a 28-year-old Dorchester man in a Honda Civic, was taken to Boston Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

A Mass. State Police cruiser was hit while stuck in traffic on I-93 Friday morning (WBZ-TV)

Both cars were seriously damaged.

It is unclear what caused the crash. Sources told WBZ-TV State Police are looking into whether alcohol played a role.

No charges have been filed at this time.


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