Milwaukee officer struck by hit-and-run driver

January 23, 2019

MILWAUKEE Milwaukee police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who injured a police officer.

Authorities say the 26-year-old male officer was conducting a traffic stop and was out of his squad car when he was struck on Milwaukee's north side about 9:30 p.m. Monday.

Police say the striking vehicle went several blocks before its occupants bailed out and fled.

The officer was treated at a hospital and is in stable condition.


Associated Press