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State police cruiser struck on Route 8 while heading to accident

September 18, 2020 News Extra

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A state police cruiser was hit by a sedan along the passenger side Friday afternoon as it raced down Route 8 to respond to another crash in Cabot, according to state police at the scene.

A state police cruiser was hit by a sedan Friday afternoon as it raced down Route 8 to respond to another crash in Cabot, according to state police at the scene.

No injuries were reported.

According to police, they were driving south on Route 8 with their sirens and lights on when another vehicle failed to yield. The other vehicle hit the police cruiser on the passenger side, sending both vehicles into the right lane on the south side of the road.

Police declined to share any more information, noting that the crash is still under investigation.

This is a breaking news report — any updates will appear in Sunday's Butler Eagle.

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