Police officer struck, injured at Bradenton intersection

BRADENTON, FL – A Bradenton Police Officer went to the hospital early Tuesday afternoon after a vehicle struck them at an intersection, reports Patch.

Police say the incident happened around 12:40 p.m. at the intersection of Manatee Avenue West and 43rd Street West, which is just west of the West Gate Shopping Mall.

The investigation indicates that the police officer was struck by a vehicle while directing traffic at the site of a prior accident.

Medics transported the officer to the hospital in stable condition.

Authorities charged the 57-year-old driver with careless driving.

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