• Drunk driver hits state trooper in Westwood


    WESTWOOD (FOX 25 / MyFoxBoston.com) – New information has been released about a state police cruiser struck in a construction zone on Route 128 in Westwood.
    It happened Thursday night on the northbound side, north of Route 109, right near the FOX 25 News studio.
    Investigators say 46-year-old Lillian E. Vespa-Malkin, of Needham, was drunk while she was driving the SUV that hit the trooper. The trooper has neck and back injuries. He was taken to the hospital and has since been released.

    Vespa-Malkin was arrested and charged with OUI, a marked lanes violation, and operating to endanger. She was scheduled to be arraigned Friday in Dedham District Court.

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