2 state troopers taken to hospital after suffering injuries in separate crashes

NORFOLK, MASS. (WHDH) - Two troopers were taken to the hospital after they suffered injuries in separate crashes in communities south of Boston on Monday afternoon, officials said.

A state police lieutenant driving an unmarked cruiser was taken to Milford Hospital with minor injuries after crashing with another vehicle on Route 115 in Norfolk around 12:45 p.m., according to state police spokesman Dave Procopio.

The other driver, a 66-year-old Medway woman driving a Subaru SUV, was examined at the scene and taken to the hospital for observation.

The second trooper, who was driving a marked cruiser, was taken to South Shore Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries following a crash on Furnace Brook Parkway in Quincy around 12:50 p.m., Procopio added.

The other driver in the crash, an 86-year-old Quincy woman driving a Honda Civic, was taken to Boston Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Both crashes remain under investigation.

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