Two state troopers harm after car rear-ends cruiser on I-ninety one

Two state troopers have been injured Friday after a vehicle rear-ended a parked State Police cruiser, officials spoke of.

The accident happened simply before 5 p.m. on I-91 south near Exit 25 in Wethersfield.

in line with the accident record, Trooper Donald Stankosky and Trooper trainee Nicolas Terry stopped to help the motive force of a disabled automobile on the left shoulder of the toll road.

whereas they have been on the scene, a separate three-car accident passed off on the equal vicinity.

Police noted Rafael Jose Mendoza, 28, of East Hartford, changed into driving one of the vital automobiles.

The report pointed out Mendoza’s 2017 Legacy was following too close to the automobile ahead of him. because it slowed, he swerved to the left to keep away from miraculous it.

Mendoza’s car then struck the rear of the troopers’ cruiser, police observed.

The impact pushed the cruiser ahead into the disabled vehicle and into Trooper Terry, who had simply exited the police cruiser, the accident record noted.

Terry “acquired average (non-life threatening) injuries,” the report spoke of. Trooper Stankosky and Mendoza sustained minor injuries. All three had been transported to the clinic.

the driving force of the disabled car became no longer injured.

The crash continues to be below investigation.