Mass. Trooper Injured After Allegedly Drunk Motorcycle Rider Strikes Him

A motorcyclist allegedly under the influence of alcohol struck and injured a Massachusetts State Trooper on Saturday. The trooper is being examined for head and upper body injuries.

The trooper had just exited his patrol vehicle near Revere Beach after making a stop when he was allegedly struck by 26-year old Danilo Diroche.

Diroche then struck another vehicle and attempted to flee on foot before being apprehended.

Diroche is facing multiple charges including driving under the influence and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

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