Mass. Detectives Hurt When Teen Driver Hits Cruiser


Two Lowell detectives were injured Thursday when the vehicle they were riding in was broadsided by an SUV.

Lowell police said the detectives were traveling east on Westford Street when a 2004 Toyota 4Runner traveling south on Pine Street ran a red light at the intersection and hit the undercover vehicle at 3:08 p.m.

The 16-year-old male driver of the SUV was cited for failing to stop at a red light.

Both detectives were taken to a local hospital for their injuries. The teen was not injured.

The crash is under investigation. The detectives' names have not been released.

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