SOUTH LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A Los Angeles Police Department officer suffered non-life threatening injuries Friday night following a crash in South Los Angeles.

According to police, the officer was conducting traffic control at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Trinity Street shortly before 8 p.m. following a crash. A driver who allegedly attempted to drive into the closed road struck the officer.

The motorist involved in the crash was said to be cooperating with police, and the officer was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.