RENTON, WA – A Renton officer was injured after a vehicle slammed into their patrol car on Sunday, reports KIRO 7.
According to officials, the crash occurred around 3:55 a.m. at the intersection of Main Avenue South and South 2nd Street.
Police say the officer was transported to a local hospital and is expected to recover.
A passenger in the vehicle that struck the patrol car remained at the scene, while the driver fled from the crash on foot. Despite attempts to track the suspect with a K-9 unit, police have not yet located the driver.
Authorities are still investigating the circumstances of the crash and we will update this blog if more information is provided.
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