Police: APD officer struck in hit & run crash, transported to hospital

CBS Austin

The Austin Police Department is searching for a driver who struck an officer and fled the scene in Del Valle, a spokesperson tells CBS Austin.

The officer was working a crash at the 3900 block of south FM 973, near the Travis County Correctional Complex, when they were struck by a vehicle which fled the scene.

The officer was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police are searching for the vehicle that fled the scene. They have not provided description of the vehicle.

This is a developing situation. We will update as we receive more information.

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