Officer's leg broken in hit-and-run accident in Dallas

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Posted on April 23, 2012 at 9:41 AM

Updated Monday, Nov 4 at 9:28 PM

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DALLAS - A police officer's leg was broken after a driver struck him and then fled the scene at about 2:30 a.m. Monday.

The Wolfe City officer was hit while directing traffic in a construction zone at North Buckner Boulevard and Chenault Street in Dallas. Police said a maroon Chevy Tahoe with two male Hispanics inside drove through road cones at the scene and ran over the officer. The driver then fled the scene, heading westbound on Chenault Street.

No further description of the suspects or vehicle has been released.

The officer was taken to Baylor Hospital.

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