Chico Police Officer injured in hit & run crash

May 16, 2015 10:11 AM by Cecile Juliette

A Chico Police officer has been injured in an accident involving a driver who took off on foot. Investigators say it happened just after 2 o'clock Saturday morning, when a maroon Buick LeSabre headed west on East 8th Street hit the officer in a marked SUV at Cypress Street. They say the driver of the LeSabre got out and ran, leaving his two injured female passengers in the car. The police officer was taken to the hospital, where he was treated and released. The two women suffered 'moderate' injuries, according to police. If you have any information, or witnessed this accident, please call police at (530) 897-4900.


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