An El Paso police officer was hospitalized after he was kicked near the El Segundo Barrio section of the city early Saturday morning by a hit and run driver.
The incident took place at 1 o’clock in the morning happened around E. 7th Avenue and S. on Campbell Street, investigators described the officer as a “pedestrian,” but it was unclear whether the officer was crossing the street or for some other reason at the time of the impact.
Authorities said the car fled the scene after hitting the police officer, No description of the fleeing car was provided.
A police statement said, “the officer was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.”
No other details were known as early as Saturday morning.