HOPKINTON (CBS) – A Massachusetts State Police lieutenant and his cruiser were sideswiped by a tractor-trailer that didn’t stop Wednesday on Interstate 495 north in Hopkinton, and the driver involved has not yet been located.
It happened just before 10:30 a.m. near Exit 58 to the Mass Pike. The truck driver did not stop after the incident, police said.READ MORE: Newbury Street To Have 3 Car-Free Days In August
The lieutenant, who was checking on a different tractor-trailer stopped on the side of the highway at the time, suffered injuries to his arms and hands and was taken to a Worcester hospital.READ MORE: Your 4 Community: Cradles To Crayons
Police released video showing the truck, which has a blue cab and white trailer.
“We believe the truck’s make is Freightliner, and may be from a model year from 1998-2001,” police said. “The truck may have minor damage to its passenger side, and may have white paint transfer from the cruiser on it (the cruiser was a white unmarked vehicle).”MORE NEWS: Service Resumes On Green Line Hours After Trains Crash In Boston
Anyone with information about the tractor-trailer is asked to call police at 508-721-4040.