A Louisville Kentucky Police Officer today was injured while at the scene of an auto accident. The initial accident occurred at the intersection of Brook and liberty when one car ran the red light and struck the other. The officer responded to the accident and was in the process of making a report when one of the drivers of the vehicles appears to have gone unconscious and her vehicle began to move forward. The Police Officer chased the vehicle on foot but was struck by the car, which late stopped after hitting a light pole.
Both the Officer and the female driver were taken to the hospital with injures. In instances like this one, the Police Officer will have both a workers compensation claim and a third party negligence claim related to this auto accident incident.