Farmerville officer injured in accident

A Farmerville police officer was injured Friday evening when he was struck by a vehicle at the scene of a previous crash.

Officers were working at the scene of a crash on La. Highway 33 in front of D’Arbonne Woods Charter School about 6:30 p.m. Friday. The officer who was injured was assisting with traffic control when a vehicle traveling southbound on La. 33 struck him.

Pafford Emergency Medical Service was on the scene for the earlier crash and treated him. He was transported to a medical facility in Monroe. 

The officer’s injuries are not life-threatening.

Police said there is no indication the drivers involved in either accident were impaired. The Farmerville Police Department said more details will be provided as they become available and asked for prayers for Officer Robinson.