Truck driver beaten with hammer on Massachusetts highway, state police say

Two men were arrested Monday for attacking and seriously injuring a truck driver on Interstate 495.

Massachusetts State Police say a tractor-trailer driver was assaulted in an alleged road rage attack by two men while he was stopped in the breakdown lane in Bolton Monday after- noon. He is now hospitalized with serious injuries.

Police said they responded at 1:58 p.m. to a report of an assault with a weapon.

State police believe the driver of the tractor-trailer was attacked by two men who were in a Volkswagen GTI Hatchback.

They said the driver was hit with a hammer before the two men left and police arrived.

With the assistance of Marlborough Police, the suspects were located in Marlborough. They were arrested and taken into custody.

State police also said a woman was in the car, but she has not been charged.

One of the men was treated at a local hospital for his injuries, while the victim was transported to another hospital.

State Police are still finalizing charges against both suspects in this case.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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