WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – An officer who was directing traffic was injured after being struck Wednesday in Thomas County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol said it happened around 5:30 p.m. on Kansas Highway 25, about six miles north of Interstate 70.

The KHP says a Jeep Compass driven by an Atwood teen struck the officer, identified as 24-year-old Cody S. Collins. The teen pulled over after the incident.

Collins was taken to Citizens Medical Center to be checked out for possible injuries. He returned to duty after being checked.