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Officer on Motorcycle Hit by Van in West Springfield

photo (3)WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) —  Park Street in West Springfield is back open after an officer was struck by a vehicle around 10:30pm Friday night.

West Springfield Police say the officer was struck by a minivan.

Police say the officer was taken to Baystate Medical Center with minor bumps and bruises.  They say the officer hit the windshield of that minivan.

Many drivers were leaving the Big E at the time, and the street closure resulted in a large traffic backup.

No citations have been issued against the driver.