Police Officer Recovering After Being Hit By Car

(NORWOOD) -- A police officer is recovering after a car nearly ran him over.

Investigators say they found Jeffery Smith slumped over in his car on the ramp from Interstate 71 to the Norwood Lateral.

When an officer asked him to get out of the car, they say he put the car in reverse and floored it, knocking the officer down.

After a short chase, police caught Smith. He's charged with felonious assault, fleeing police and drunk driving.