Brunswick police cruiser crashes into moose on highway

Posted June 17, 2012, at 10:57 a.m.
Last modified June 18, 2012, at 2:21 p.m.

BRUNSWICK, Maine — Maine State Police are investigating a collision between a Brunswick police cruiser and a moose on an interstate highway.

Police say Brunswick police Lt. Lynne Doucette was pulling into the breakdown lane to check a vehicle on Interstate 295 when her cruiser crashed into the animal at about 3:30 a.m. Saturday.

Authorities said the moose was killed when it landed on the cruiser’s windshield. Doucette was taken to Midcoast Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.