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Woman says sneeze caused her to crash into State Police cruiser on Interstate 95 in Canton

A woman said a sneeze caused her to lose control of her car, which crashed into the rear of a State Police cruiser stopped along Interstate 95 in Canton on Sunday, authorities said.

The cruiser was in the breakdown lane, stopped behind a vehicle that had a flat tire north of exit 11 on I-95 northbound, according to a statement from State Police.

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At about 5:20 p.m., a 2003 Buick Century crashed into the cruiser.

The woman driving the Buick said she had sneezed and lost control of her car, police said.

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She did not report any injuries, the statement said. A trooper, who was inside the cruiser when it was hit, was taken to Norwood Hospital as a precaution.

Both vehicles were towed from the scene, police said.

Matt Rocheleau at matthew.rocheleau@globe.com.
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