(KMOV) -- A police officer is back home recovering after being struck while on a call Wednesday afternoon along Interstate 270.
Police say the officer was working to clear a previous accident in the area of 270 and 367 when a motorist lost control of their vehicle and hit the officer. The Bellefontaine Neighbors officer was not seriously injured.
Another officer at the scene was in the patrol car at the time of the accident and was not injured.
Heavy rains and wet conditions through the day contributed to a number of accidents in the area.