Two California Highway Patrol officers suffered minor injuries when they were struck by a fleeing suspect’s vehicle during a traffic stop in Bay Point early Sunday.
The incident took place at around 3:30 a.m. near Bailey Rd. and Canal Rd. Two officers were attempting to make a traffic stop on a blue Subaru Outback when the Subaru driver allegedly accelerated and struck the officers before fleeing the scene.
Injuries to the officers were described as minor, with both treated at a local hospital and released.
The Subaru driver fled the scene. The car was later located abandoned.
A search for the driver was conducted, but came up empty. The incident remained under investigation. No suspect information has been released.