LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Metro Police officer has been taken to the hospital after a multivehicle accident in southwest Jefferson County.
Police said Third Division officers responded to a crash on northbound Dixie Highway at Upper Hunters Trace around 10:30 p.m. Monday.
When officers arrived, they found a three-vehicle crash involving an LMPD cruiser.
The officer, who was on duty at the time but not running with lights or sirens, was struck when a car pulled out in front of the officer near that intersection causing the two to collide.
The crash resulted in a third vehicle being hit nearby.
The officer was sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Police said the two other drivers denied transport.
LMPD’s Traffic Unit is investigating.