LAS VEGAS, NV. – Authorities say a driver intentionally hit a police officer on a motorcycle during a traffic stop in Las Vegas Wednesday, according to KSNV.
The officer stopped the car for a traffic violation just before 5:50 a.m., according to police.
Once the officer came to a stop behind the car, the driver reportedly shifted into reverse and hit the officer and the motorcycle.
Police say the car then drove away, and the officer was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.
Officers say they found the suspect car nearby on Las Vegas Boulevard, but the driver is still at large.