MPD: Memphis police officer injured in crash

Updated: Oct. 26, 2019 at 9:37 PM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A Memphis police officer was in critical condition Saturday night after he was struck by a vehicle while investigating a crash on I-40 near Sycamore View.

According to Memphis Police Department, the vehicle was not involved in the initial reported crash and the driver was detained on the scene.

The injured officer was taken to the hospital and is now listed as a non-critical patient.

MPD says the driver has been issued a traffic citation.

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