Officer Struck In Farmington

(Farmington, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Farmington Police say an officer was struck while directing traffic this morning at a construction site.

The incident happened around 11:30 a.m.

Police say the policeman was on traffic detail at Route 4 near High Street when he was hit by a dump truck.

The officer was taken to the hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries.

The vehicle is being inspected by the state Department of Motor Vehicles.

Police say the driver was cited for striking an officer while directing traffic.

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