A police officer was injured after being struck while he was outside his patrol car early Wednesday in Fort Worth.
The officer was taken to a local hospital, where he was treated and released shortly after the accident, police said. Police did not release the name of the officer.
The incident took place at about 4:40 a.m., while officers were at the scene of another accident in the 4400 block of Interstate 35W near Seminary Drive. The officer was putting down flares when he was hit by a vehicle, which then hit the patrol car, police said.
Traffic investigators determined that the motorist who hit the officer was not impaired, and no one was arrested, police said.
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Police believe the crash was an accident.
Staff writer Domingo Ramirez Jr. contributed to this report.