While serving a warrant on Benttree Drive Wednesday afternoon, an Owensboro police officer was struck by a car.

14News/WFIE reports that the accident occurred around 4:15PM in the 2100 block of Bent Tree.

While the officer is fine, he did go to Owensboro Health Regional Hospital to be examined.

The driver fled the scene and the police are now looking for late model green and silver Mercury. It might be a Cougar.

If you have any information regarding this incident please call the OPD at 270-687-8888, or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 270-687-8484.