COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — A Columbus police officer is recovering in the hospital after being hit by a car on Interstate 670 Sunday night.
Police say that just after 9 p.m., officer Hansel Henry was helping the driver of a disabled vehicle on the I-670 ramp at 4th Street when a Honda lost control, hit Henry and his cruiser.
Officer Henry was taken to Grant Medical Center in stable condition with police saying early Monday morning he is recovering from his injuries.
The driver of the vehicle that hit the officer remained on the scene and is cooperating with investigators, police said.
Alcohol is not suspected to have played a part in the accident, police said.
According to Columbus police, I-670 westbound reopened early Monday morning between I-71 and High Street after a closure late Sunday night