Trooper heading to emergency hit by a car when going through a traffic light


DANIELSON. Conn. (WTNH) — A State Police Trooper in Danielson was involved in a crash on Saturday night.

State police said the trooper was responding with lights and sirens to an active disturbance involving a knife in Brookly.

When the trooper approached the intersection of Route 12 and Wescott Road, another car was approaching the intersection. The cruiser entered the intersection on a red light at the same time as the second car was entering the intersection on a green light.

The second car struck the cruiser, which caused it to spin and hit a pole.

Both drivers were brought to Day Kimble Hospital.

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