State trooper and tow truck driver hit on I-95 in Wakefield

A state trooper called for help on his radio after a car struck and injured him and a tow truck driver while they were assisting a disabled vehicle on Interstate 95 in Wakefield early Tuesday morning , State Police said.

Both the trooper and tow driver were taken to Lahey Hospital & Medical Care in Burlington for treatment of non-life threatening injuries, State Police said in a statement.

Both were standing outside their vehicles when they were struck at 6:11 a.m.


The tow truck was also struck, police said. Two motorists may have also sustained injuries “believed at this time to be minor,” the statement said.

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The incident is unver investigation. No charges have been filed at this point.

No further information was available.

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