CANTON (CBS) – A Canton police officer struck a pedestrian while responding to a call for another pedestrian struck by a call on Friday.
Canton Police Chief Ken Berkowitz said the officer was responding to a call of a pedestrian hit by a car in the area of Washington and Dedham streets.READ MORE: 'It Looks Like A Dump': Sand Bags Meant To Prevent Erosion Creating Mess On Plum Island
The officer had his lights and sirens on when he hit a pedestrian at the intersection of Pleasant and Washington streets. According to Berkowitz, the person darted between two cars. The person was conscious and alert when transported to the hospital.READ MORE: Mayor Janey Promises Change After Scandal Over Retired Boston Police Officer
The original pedestrian struck is expected to recover as well.MORE NEWS: 'Making Good Progress': Doctors Believe Massachusetts Can Reach Herd Immunity In A Couple Months
State police and the Norfolk County District Attorney’s office will investigate the accident.