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Officer hit by car during hot pursuit

July 11, 2008 4:52:01 AM PDT
A San Bernardino police officer is recovering after being hit by a car on the 215 Freeway during a pursuit Thursday night.Officers were in pursuit of three suspects wanted for attempted robbery and assault with a deadly weapon near the H Street exit on the 215. The suspects abandoned their car and ran across the freeway, police said.

An officer followed them and was hit by a passing vehicle. The officer was taken to the hospital with injuries to his legs, and the suspects were taken into custody.

The driver of the vehicle was not charged.


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