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Authorities seeking driver who intentionally hit Las Vegas motorcycle officer

Courtesy of KSNV
Courtesy of KSNV

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.