Police cruiser involved in Lowell crash

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LOWELL — A Vermont State Police trooper responding to an emergency call crashed her Ford Explorer police cruiser in Lowell on Sunday.

Police say at approximately 8:45 p.m. Trooper Abigail Drew was responding to a report of a motorcycle crash with injury.

Trooper Drew had her emergency blue lights and siren activated when she failed to negotiate a sharp curve in the roadway, near 1966 Irish Hill Road.

She drove through a small ditch and into an empty field.

Police say she was traveling approximately 45 to 50 miles-per-hour at the time of this incident, and the impact of her cruiser driving through the ditch caused all side airbags in the State Police cruiser to deploy.

Trooper Drew was not injured during the crash.

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