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Police officer hit by car
WATERVLIET -- Authorities confirm that a police officer was hit by a car at the Watervliet Arsenal on Friday.
According to officials, the officer confronted the driver of a car with expired registration at the main gate of the Arsenal. After a discussion between the security officer and the driver, authorities say the driver struck the officer with the car and tried to take off. Troy Police eventually aprehended the suspect.
The officer was treated on the scene by Arsenal EMS and later taken to VA Medical Center in Albany for further evaluation. The suspect was charged with failure to comply and operating an unregistered motor vehicle. The case has been forwarded to the US Attorney's Office.