Mass. Detectives Hurt When Teen Driver Hits Cruiser

BOSTON --

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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