Temple police officer hit by car while responding to traffic accident

Posted at 1:07 PM, Nov 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-14 13:09:48-05

A Temple police officer was treated for minor injuries after being hit by a driver Saturday night. 

The incident happened at 11:58 p.m. on the 5400 block of S. Interstate Highway 35. The officer was responding to a traffic accident when a car hit her. The officer was outside of the patrol car when she was hit. 

The officer was taken to Baylor Scott & White and treated for minor injuries. 

The driver of the car was taken into custody for suspicion of driving while intoxicated. 

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