Commerce City officer hit by driver while directing Fourth of July event traffic

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — A Commerce City police officer was hit and injured by a driver while directing traffic for a Fourth of July event on Thursday night.

Police said the officer was hit about 6:05 p.m. at Prairie Parkway and Victory Way near Dick’s Sporting Goods Park.

The officer, whose name, age and gender were not released, suffered minor injuries and was taken to a hospital.

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating the crash.

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