PENOBSCOT COUNTY, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A Maine state trooper avoided injury after a scary accident on Interstate 95.

PHOTOS:Crash involving Maine State Police cruiser

The accident happened in northern Penobscot County this morning. The trooper had pulled over to the side of the road to help a disabled vehicle when a tractor-trailer lost control and slid into the cruiser.

The trooper was luckily not in the car at the time. The icy roads are to blame for the accident.