RCMP officer injured after vehicle struck at collision scene

An RCMP officer was injured after his vehicle was struck while stopped at a single-vehicle collision on Highway 102 near the Highway 118 interchange.

Halifax District RCMP say the officer was stopped to assist a driver involved in the collision at 7:20 a.m. on Sunday.

He was in his vehicle at the time, which was fully marked with the roof lights turned on.

Police say a southbound vehicle lost control in the corner and collided with the rear driver's side of the police vehicle.

The officer was transported to hospital for treatment of minor injuries and later released.

The driver of the vehicle that struck the police vehicle was assessed by EHS at the scene and released.