Collegedale, TN – According to the Collegedale Police Department, this incident occurred around 3:15 p.m. Tuesday.

It happened in the 5100 block of Ooltewah-Ringgold Road.

Officials said the officer was hit by a vehicle while directing traffic at Ooltewah Middle School.

He was later identified as Sgt. Mark Hennessee.

The officer was injured and was taken to a hospital for treatment.

The accused of hitting the officer is an elderly man.

His name has not been released.

This incident remains under investigation by the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.