A Shreveport Police car accidentally struck a homeless man as he was trying to cross the street Wednesday night. The accident happened around 11 pm in the 3000 Block of Knight Street. Witnesses say its a curved part of the road where some lights are out.

The Officer reportedly swerved to miss the man, but he was struck in the leg with the driver's side mirror. The man was taken to University Health to be treated for his injuries. A shopping cart with the man's belongings was also knocked over and damaged during the incident.

At this time, no names have been released in the incident.