Austin police officer hurt by hit-and-run driver

February 4, 2018

DEL VALLE, Texas (AP) — Austin police say an officer working an accident scene has been injured by a hit-and-run vehicle.

Authorities say the officer was not seriously hurt Saturday night but was taken to a hospital for evaluation. They say he was awake and speaking.

Police are searching for the driver. They don’t have a description of the vehicle.

The wreck occurred near the Travis County jail.

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