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PD: Man hits officer and one other with vehicle, flees scene

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Posted at 9:42 PM, Feb 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-15 23:54:38-05

PHOENIX — Phoenix police are searching for a man who hit a Phoenix police officer and a civilian with his car Monday night.

Police say the incident occurred at around 7 p.m near Interstate 17 and Indian School Road.

Officials say two officers were walking up to the man when he put his vehicle in reverse and drove towards the officers and a civilian nearby. Police say one of the officers and the civilian suffered minor injuries and are expected to be okay.

According to police, the man then crashed into a patrol car before fleeing the scene.

Officers attempted to follow the man, and say they quickly lost sight of the vehicle.

Authorities have not yet released a suspect description.

This is an ongoing investigation, stay with ABC15 for the latest information.