Dayton Police officer hit by vehicle

(WDTN Photo/Chris Smith)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A Dayton Police officer was hit by a vehicle on Tuesday morning.

The accident happened at the intersection of W. 4th St. and Perry St. just before 10:00 am Tuesday.

Police say the officer was crossing the street when he was hit.

A “Signal 99” or a call for an officer in need of assistance was sent out after the accident happened, but that was canceled once crews got on the scene.

Authorities say the officer suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to Miami Valley Hospital for treatment.

The driver who hit the officer remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation.

No arrest was made and the driver was allowed to leave the scene after being interviewed.

The accident remains under investigation. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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