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North Andover woman accused of drunk driving crashes into State Police cruiser

A North Andover woman accused of drunk driving crashed into a State Police cruiser early Friday morning on I-93 in Stoneham, according to a State Pollice press statement.

At 12:35 a.m., police responded to a car accident involving a State Police cruiser on I-93, according to the statement. A State Police trooper was inside the cruiser when it was struck by a 2004 Volkswagen Passat, according to a State Police spokesperson. The trooper was taken to Lahey Clinic for treatment of back and neck pain, and he was treated and released, according to police.

Carolyn Rogers, 44, of North Andover, is facing several charges, including operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicating liquor, failure to change lanes for an emergency vehicle, state highway violation, unregistered vehicle, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and failure to notify RMV of name and address change, according to a State Police spokesperson.

Rogers was booked at the Medford State Police Barracks and expected to be arraigned Friday.

Source:  patch.com