Normandy police officer hospitalized after being hit by car on I-170

BRIDGETON, MO – A Normandy police officer was hospitalized after being hit by another driver on I-170 last night near Bridgeton, according to KSDK News.

The collision happened on northbound I-170 near St. Charles Rock Road at about 7:30 p.m., when the driver of a 2009 Nissan Sentra crashed into the back of a 2017 Nissan Maxima. The impact sent the Maxima into the left side of the highway and into the median barrier, where the 39-year-old officer was standing.

The officer was taken to the hospital with non-critical injuries.

The driver remained at the scene after the crash.

Authorities continue to investigate the crash at this time.

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