Trooper Injured In Merritt Parkway Accident

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) – Police say a State Trooper has been injured at a highway construction site on the Merritt Parkway in Fairfield.

The Hartford Courant reports that State Police say a vehicle driven by Gino Restaini of Wilton struck a cruiser driven by Trooper Benedict Liberator as the officer pulled into the right lane.

Trooper Liberator and Restaini were taken to St. Vincent’s Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

State Police are investigating.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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