DAYTON, OH (FOX19) - A Miami Township Police officer was hit by a vehicle while responding to a crash on I-75 South near Dayton, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
Troopers from the Dayton Post of the Patrol also responded to the crash.
The Miami Township officer was transported to a local hospital, a patrol dispatcher said.
Officials originally responded to a report of two crashes involving three vehicles on the southbound highway, the dispatcher said. The police officer was struck by a passing vehicle while investigating the crashes.
Officials closed the southbound highway after the officer was hit.