News: Police officer hospitalized after being struck by car in Nogales

NOGALES, AZ – A Nogales police officer was hospitalized after he was struck by a car while directing traffic on I-19 on Thursday evening.

According to KGUN, the incident took place at about 8:15 p.m. as the officer was directing traffic near the Mariposa Road overpass.

The officer, whose identity is unavailable at this time, was flown to a Tucson hospital in critical condition.

The driver responsible for the crash remained at the scene. It is unclear if they will face any charges at this time.

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