STAMFORD - State police say a trooper was hurt in a hit-and-run accident on I-95 in Stamford this morning.

It happened around 12:30 a.m. on the northbound side near exit 7.

Officers say a tractor-trailer hit the trooper's cruiser and then took off.

Police say they caught up with the driver a short time later.

They say the officer was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.