Bethel Park police officer struck by car, driver in custody

A Bethel Park police officer was struck by a car on Friday night, police chief Timothy O’Connor confirmed to Channel 11.

This is the second Bethel Park officer in two weeks that was injured in a hit and run.

According to information from the chief, the officer was hit by a hit and run driver at the intersection of Route 88 and Broughton Road.

O’Connor said the driver has been detained by police.

There is no word at this time on the officer’s condition. O’Connor told 11 News that the officer was taken to Mercy hospital.

Stay with Channel 11 as we continue to follow this developing story.