- Associated Press - Monday, April 20, 2015

MILFORD, Va. (AP) - Police say a Caroline County deputy was injured when he was hit by a car while directing traffic in a school zone.

Virginia State Police tell media outlets that the accident occurred around 7 a.m. in an intersection near Caroline High School in Milford. State police say the deputy was wearing a reflective vest equipped with LED lights and was using a traffic baton.

Caroline County Sheriff Tony Lippa identified the officer as Sgt. Chris Hall. Lippa said Hall suffered non-life threatening injuries and was flown to VCU Medical Center in Richmond.

State police say the car’s driver, 86-year-old Herbert Hines of Ruther Glen, wasn’t injured. Hines was charged with reckless driving.

The investigation is continuing.

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