DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A police officer is recovering from accidents suffered in an early morning crash.
The officer, from the East Texas city of Edgewood, was nonetheless being handled at a North Texas hospital Friday morning. The extent of his accidents aren’t identified.
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The crash occurred after 3:00 a.m. alongside the LBJ Freeway at Plano Highway in Dallas. The officer, who has not been recognized, was in a marked automobile whereas working off-duty blocking site visitors at a development web site when a driver in one other automobile slammed into him.
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Officers say the driving force deserted their automobile, jumped right into a automobile with one other particular person and took off.
As dawn approached Dallas PD investigators have been nonetheless making an attempt to trace down that hit and run driver.
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The eastbound lanes of LBJ/Interstate 635 have been closed for hours as police accomplished their investigation. It was round 7:30 a.m. when all lanes of the freeway have been reopened.