An officer directing traffic was rushed to the hospital after being struck by SUV on a busy stretch of Route 6.
The incident happened around 7:38 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14 in Mahopac.
Due to the injuries and the mechanism of injury, the Putnam County sheriff's deputy was transported to Danbury Hospital by the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department’s Ambulance where it was determined that the injuries did not appear to be life-threatening, Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. said.
The accident is being investigated by the Town of Carmel Police Department.
"I would like to thank the Town of Carmel Police Department the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department and the staff at Danbury Hospital along with the members of the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department for their professionalism in the handling of this incident," Langley said.
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