A Cockrell Hill police officer was hit by a truck during a traffic stop Sunday evening.

According to investigators, the officer was near E. Jefferson street and South Cockrell Hill Road when he was struck by the truck and dragged 15 feet, according to a source.

The driver of the vehicle fled the scene. Police were searching for a red late 90s Chevy S-10 pickup truck with aluminum rails and a broken mirror.

The officer was treated at the scene and no further details about his condition were immediately available.