Franklin police officer hit by car while directing traffic

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A Franklin Police officer who was assisting with a traffic problem on Liberty Pike near The Factory Saturday night was struck by a car, according to Lt. Charles Warner. 

Warner said the officer was taken to Williamson Medical by ambulance where he was treated for his injuries and then released. The officer was reportedly banged up but will be okay.

Warner did not release the name of the officer or immediately say if any charges are pending against the driver. 

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