ST. LOUIS, MO – Two St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department officers were injured yesterday evening when they were hit by a vehicle while working the scene of a previous accident, KMOX reports.
The collision happened on westbound I-64/40 near S Boyle Avenue at about 6:30 p.m. Monday.
While several people were hit by the car, only two officers were taken to Barnes-Jewish Hospital for treatment. The severity of their injuries is not known at this time.
The driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with police, who say that speed was a factor.
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