JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. — (WHAS11) -- An Indiana officer with the Jeffersonville Police Department was injured after a vehicle struck him in Southern Indiana on March 15 before 10:25 p.m.

According to police, the officer was conducting an investigation of a suspicious vehicle at Charlestown Pike and Armstrong Road when a passer-by struck him. The officer suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to University Hospital in Louisville.

Jeffersonville Police Sgt. Isaac Parker said the officer is now recovering at home following the incident. The officer was identified as Patrolman Shawn DeArk. 

Indiana State Police is investigating the incident.