Police Officer Hit By Car In Egleston Square During Foot Chase

JAMAICA PLAIN, MA — Early scanner reports indicate an officer was hit by a car at an intersection in Jamaica Plain. Police said the officer was chasing a suspect in the area when another car hit him on Washington Street this morning just after 10:30 a.m.

The officer was taken to the hospital with injuries described as non-life threatening, officer James Moccia,who is a spokesperson for the department, told Patch.

Police said one arrest had been made.

Boston 25 has a helicopter in the area:

#Breaking: 1st aerials of the scene in Jamaica Plain where an officer has been struck. @Bward3 headed to the scene #Boston25 pic.twitter.com/wx9e1dEcnH

— Scott Tetreault (@BostonNewsMan) May 15, 2019

This isn't the first time this month an officer was struck by a vehicle. On May 6 a Police officer was hit by a vehicle in JP. Police said that officer is expected to be ok, too.

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