Denver Officer Struck By Car During Traffic Stop

The officer was rushed to the hospital and the driver was arrested.


DENVER -- A Denver police officer was rushed to the hospital early Monday after being struck by a vehicle during a traffic stop.

The stop was at Tremont Place and West Colfax Avenue shortly after 2:00 a.m.

7NEWS counted at least 15 police cars outside Denver Health Medical Center shortly after the officer was rushed to the emergency room.

Dispatchers could provide little information about the condition of the officer.

A tweet from the Denver Police Department twitter account read: "Offcr hit by car during traffic stop at Colfax and Tremont. Xported to hospital in serious cndtn. Driver arrested."

 

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