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: Fall Out Boy Pulls Out Of Fenway Park Concert With Green Day, Weezer After Positive COVID Test
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: LIST: These Retailers Have Updated Their Face Mask Policies For Customers, Employees
The original pedestrian struck is expected to recover as well.MORE NEWS: Moving Truck 'Storrowed' Near Mass General, Causing Traffic Delays
State police and the Norfolk County District Attorney’s office will investigate the accident.