Officer Hit By Car, Injured In Brooklyn Center

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (WCCO) – A Brooklyn Center Police officer was hospitalized Friday night after being hit by a car, authorities said.

The accident happened at the intersection of 53rd and Colfax Avenues in Brooklyn Center just before 8 p.m. Authorities said the officer had initially been assisting at a gas leak in the area when he saw that a fight was breaking out across the street.

The officer went over to that incident, and that’s when he was hit by the vehicle. He was transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. He was released from the hospital Saturday morning.

What led up to the accident is still under investigation at this time.

  • Ace

    Where was Amy Senser?

  • seasame street

    Sounds like someone didn’t look both ways before crossing the street

  • Afraid

    Great, now crooklyn center is down one cop.

  • Afraid

    we’re all gonna die

  • Very Afraid

    Maybe he can still drive and shoot

    • AC

      I sure hope so. There’s a lot of people running loose that need to be shot!.

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