Courtesy: Maine State Police
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine (AP) - A Maine state trooper has been flown to a Bangor hospital after his cruiser was involved in a crash with another vehicle in Presque Isle.
Police say Trooper Shawn Whalen sustained a hip injury in the crash on Route 1 at about 4:20 p.m. on Monday.
Whalen was driving south when he attempted to turn around in the roadway to reverse direction.
Police say his cruiser was struck by a car driven by Eric Rosten, 49, of Presque Isle. Rosten suffered a minor hand injury but did not go to a hospital.
Whalen's police dog was in his cruiser but was unhurt.
Both vehicles were total losses.
The crash remains under investigation.
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