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Fargo police officer hit and requests ambulance after squad car was hit

FARGO - Authorities are temporarily blocking off a portion of 40th Avenue South near 50th Street South, after a Fargo police officer reported his vehicle was struck behind and requested an ambulance.

According to radio dispatches, the police officer reported being hit at just after 1:30 p.m., and said he hit his head on the steering wheel and then hit it again on the cage divider behind his seat.

The officer told dispatchers he was "fine," but requested an ambulance.

Authorities are temporarily blocking off an undetermined portion of 40th Avenue South as crews clear the accident, but the avenue itself is not closed to thru traffic.

F-M Ambulance, Fargo fire and police and West Fargo police responded to the accident.

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