Richmond officer hit in accident

From NBC12 News

Richmond, VA (NBC12) -A Richmond police officer is in the hospital Thursday morning after being involved in a car accident.

Police say the officer was responding to a call and was traveling eastbound on Bells Road through the intersection of Jefferson Davis Highway, when he was struck by a jeep.

That vehicle was traveling northbound on Jefferson Davis Highway.

The police vehicle spun around, making contact with a Lexus waiting in the turn lane.

Both the officer and the female driver of the jeep were taken to the hospital.

The injuries are not believed to be serious.

No word yet on any charges.

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