Mass. officer injured in on-duty crashAP , Associated Press
Mar. 26, 2013 9:17 PM ET
WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (AP) — A West Bridgewater police officer has been injured after colliding with a pickup truck as he responded to a call.
The Enterprise of Brockton reports (http://bit.ly/13ven41) that the officer was taken by helicopter to a Boston hospital for treatment of head and chest injuries.
West Bridgewater Police Lt. Vic Flaherty said it's not clear if the injuries are life-threatening.
He said Sgt. Gregory Ames was responding to a call with his cruiser's lights on and crashed into the side of a pickup that made a left turn as he was trying to pass. The crash occurred at about 5:30 p.m.
The other driver wasn't hurt.
The front end of the police car was heavily damaged.
Information from: The (Brockton, Mass.) Enterprise, http://www.enterprisenews.com