Cambridge, MA (June 28, 2018) – An MIT police officer was on routine patrol Wednesday when he was struck by a vehicle at an intersection. The accident occurred around 10:30 am when the MIT officer was working detail patrol on Vassar Street. At that time, Cambridge police say a vehicle approached the intersection and failed to come to a complete stop at a stop sign. The vehicle operator proceeded through the stop sign an struck the officer. The officer, who has not been identified at this time, suffered injuries which are not considered to be life-threatening.
The crash investigation remains ongoing at this time with the Cambridge Police Department. The driver, who was also not identified, was issued a citation for failure to yield. There is no word on the condition of the injured MIT officer.