Malden police officer struck by street sweeper

MALDEN, Mass. — A Malden police officer became partially lodged under a street sweeper Thursday morning after getting hit by the vehicle.

The unidentified officer, who was working traffic detail at the time, was struck just after 11:30 a.m. on Winter Street.

After getting hit, the officer then became partially lodged in the rear sweeping portion of the vehicle.

Police said he was quickly helped and removed from under the vehicle, and was then brought to a local hospital.

Luckily, his injuries were described as non-life threatening.

The incident is under investigation.