2 Mass. cops seriously injured at crash scene
The officers were investigating another crash when they were struck by a vehicle
By Dave Canton
TAUNTON, Mass. — Two Taunton police officers were struck by a car and seriously injured Friday evening as they investigated a traffic accident.
NECN reported that one officer was taken to Rhode Island Hospital in Providence with serious but apparently non-life-threatening injuries. The other officer was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
Taunton police said the officers were investigating the scene of a traffic accident at the intersection of Route 140 and Taunton Depot Road just before 6 p.m. when a Volkswagen Beetle drove through the crash scene, striking the two.
The driver of the Beetle remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation.
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