A Prince George's County Police Officer has been struck by a truck in Hyattsville. It happened shortly before 9 p.m. Friday at Lawrence Place and 52nd Ave.
HYATTSVILLE, Md. - A Prince George's County Police Officer has been struck by a truck in Hyattsville. It happened shortly before 9 p.m. Friday at Lawrence Place and 52nd Ave.
Police say the officer was investigating a suspicious occupied car and attempted to remove the driver. The man refused to get out and began to fight with the officer when a passing tow truck hit the officer.
Police say the tow truck stayed on scene.
The officer was conscious and experiencing leg and back pain when he was taken to hospital. He has non life threatening injuries.
The driver of the car was arrested by responding police. Police say they found drugs in his car.
Police say the tow truck driver will not be charged.
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