On The Highway We've Got Your Back

ResponderSafety.com is brought to you by the Emergency Responder Safety Institute. ResponderSafety.com is developed and supported by public safety leaders nationwide. Click here to read Mission...
ResponderSafety.com is brought to you by the Emergency Responder Safety Institute. ResponderSafety.com is developed and supported by public safety leaders nationwide. Click here to read Mission...

Struck By Incidents

Massachusetts: Ipswich Police Officer Struck By Dump Truck

Monday, July 17, 2017

An Ipswich Police officer sustained serious injuries after he was hit by a dump truck while working a road detail on Friday morning.

The officer was working on Linebrook Road, doing a detail for a road paving project, when the officer was struck by a dump truck that was backing up with a load of hot top for the paving job, according to a statement from Ipswich Police.

The officer was transported to the hospital with serious lower leg injuries, which are not believed to be life-threatening. Ipswich Police and Mass. State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Section are investigating the incident.

Breaking News Alerts

Partners in Progress

View all of our partners