Montgomery Police Officer Injured in Traffic Accident

Montgomery, Alabama – A Montgomery Police officer is hospitalized, at last report in serious condition, following a traffic accident Thursday night.

Police say the unidentified officer was struck when a driver in a late model Pontiac made a left turn without yielding,striking the police officer's cruiser and forcing it to collide with a utility pole.

The accident occurred on Virginia Loop at the Troy Highway. The injured officer's name has not been released.