LAX motorcycle officer hurt in Playa del Rey hit-and-run; suspect arrested

Authorities look at the damage to a motorcycle after an LAX police officer was hurt in a hit-and-run crash on Tuesday, July 12, 2016. (KABC)

A Los Angeles International Airport motorcycle officer was injured after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in Playa del Rey.

The officer was hit around 12:33 a.m. at the intersection of Pershing Drive and West Manchester Avenue. The officer suffered fractured wrists, cuts and bruises.

Authorities said there were four passengers in the suspect's car. The driver was taken into custody less than two hours after the collision.

Anyone with more information was asked to call the Los Angeles Police Department's Pacific Station at (310) 482-6334 or anonymously via Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.
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