By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A driver was arrested after allegedly clipping a Pittsburgh Police officer on his motorcycle and sending him to the hospital.

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Police say officers were called to East Carson Street at S. 18th Street around 11:15 p.m. Thursday for a Pittsburgh Police motorcycle unit hit by a car.

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The officer reported experiencing some back pain and was evaluated by EMS. He was then taken to the hospital for further evaluation.

The driver of the car was detained at the scene and taken to undergo sobriety testing. Twenty-five-year-old Teaira Green was charged with reckless driving, recklessly endangering another person and personal injury while driving under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances.

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The Collision Investigation Unit was called in to investigate.