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Police officer hit and dragged by vehicle during traffic stop

Police officer hit and dragged by vehicle during traffic stop

Posted on Saturday, May 16th, 2020

HILLSDALE, MO – A Hillsdale police officer was hit and dragged by a vehicle following a traffic stop on Thursday night, reports KTVI.

According to the Hillsdale Police Department, the officer was performing a traffic stop and standing beside the car when the driver attacked him. The motorist hit the officer with their car door then dragged him with the vehicle.

The officer was hospitalized with injuries to the head and face.

The attack occurred near the intersection of Edmund Avenue and St. Louis Avenue around 9:30 p.m.

Police continue to search for the driver responsible for the officer’s injuries.

Disclaimer: This article is one in a series presented by OnderLaw, LLC to inform our neighbors about car accidents and traffic news across our city. It should not be interpreted as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in a collision and someone else is at fault, we would like to discuss your case in detail. Depending on the circumstances, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your medical bills, your lost income, and other expenses. Contact us today to speak to one of our compassionate St. Louis pedestrian accident attorneys.


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