DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A Dallas Police cruiser was struck on U.S. 75 and Lovers Lane on Thursday afternoon.

Dallas Police said officers were at the location assisting a stranded motorist, when another driver struck one of the marked squad cars. 

Dallas Police cruiser struck on U.S 75 (Chopper 11)

An officer was inside the vehicle at the time of the incident.

The officer was taken to a nearby hospital for evaluation. 

Dallas Police cruiser struck on U.S 75 (Chopper 11)

The Traffic Unit is at the location investigating the accident.