One killed in overnight crash in West Hartford

(WFSB file photo)

Police told Eyewitness News that a Manchester police officer was struck by a car while assisting another officer at traffic stop on Saturdayevening.

The accident occurred on the southbound side at the intersection of Main St and Wells St.

The officer, whose identity has yet to be released by authorities, was taken to Hartford Hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the car who hit the officer is on scene, and police said is cooperating with officials.

Police are on scene interviewing drivers . Metro Traffic Services and the accident reconstruction team is investigating.

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