Massachusetts State Police

Quincy Police Cruiser Involved in Weymouth Highway Crash That Sent 2, K9 to Hospital

The cruiser, which was carrying a police dog named Rom, was rear-ended, Quincy said

A person was taken to the hospital from a crash on a highway in Weymouth, Massachusetts, that involved a Quincy police cruiser, officials said.

The person was taken to South Shore Hospital from the scene on Route 3 by Exit 38, Massachusetts State Police said, though it wasn't immediately clear what condition they were in.

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Two vehicles were towed from the crash site, which had closed two lanes on the southbound side of the highway.

The cruiser, which was carrying a police dog named Rom, was rear-ended at about 2:50 p.m., Quincy police said. The driver, Officer Dan Parisi, was taken to a hospital while Rom was taken the VCA South Shore Animal Hospital.

The driver who hit them was hospitalized as well, police said. All are expected to survive.

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