Off-duty Hamilton County deputy struck by motorcyclist while directing traffic in work zone

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Late Friday night, authorities responded to the scene of 56th and North Arlington Avenue on reports of a police officer struck and injured by a motorcyclist.

Hamilton County officials say Deputy Scott Jones was was working part time in a construction zone in that area. He was directing traffic when he was hit, and transported to Methodist hospital. He sustained a broken leg from the accident.

IMPD says he motorcyclist stayed at the scene and cooperated with responding officers.  But alcohol is suspected in the incident.

We will keep you updated on this incident as more information comes in.

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