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Trooper hurt in construction zone crash on Maine, NH border

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Published: Feb. 16, 2022 at 11:51 AM EST
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KITTERY, Maine (AP) — A Maine State Police trooper was injured near the border of Maine and New Hampshire when a vehicle hit his cruiser in a construction zone.

A Maine State Police trooper was injured in an accident near the border of Maine and New...
A Maine State Police trooper was injured in an accident near the border of Maine and New Hampshire(Maine State Police)

Police say the crash happened on the Piscataqua Bridge on Interstate 95 and injured 43-year-old Trooper Thomas Welch on Wednesday morning.

They say Welch was transported to a hospital for injuries that were not life threatening.

Police from Maine and New Hampshire were still reconstructing the crash and investigating on Wednesday evening.

They said the occupants of the pickup truck that struck the cruiser were not injured.

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