Danville officer struck while directing traffic at school crossing

(Danville, Va.) – A Danville Police officer was struck while directing traffic at a school crossing Wednesday afternoon.

The officer was directing school traffic in front of E.A. Gibson Elementary School at the time. The police officer was struck by a vehicle near Industrial Avenue and Foster Street. The identity of the officer is  not known at this time.

The officer was taken to the hospital and treated for minor injuries.

Charges are pending at this time.