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Marietta officer hit by truck while directing traffic

9:58 AM, Aug 3, 2012   |    comments
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MARIETTA, Ga. -- A Marietta Police officer was struck by a pickup truck while directing traffic on Thursday afternoon. 

According to the City of Marietta, Officer James McClure was struck around 2 p.m. on the Canton Road Connector while attempting to stop oncoming traffic for emergency vehicles. 

Reports say a Nissan Titan struck a Ford F-150 from behind causing the F-150 to move forward and strike the officer before he was able to move. 

McClure sustained serious non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to Kennestone Hospital. 

No other injuries were reported. Police said the case is currently under investigation. 

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