CHP officer hospitalized after being struck on 10 Freeway in Mid-City area; suspect in custody

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A suspect was taken into custody after a California Highway Patrol officer was struck and injured Monday morning on the 10 Freeway in the Mid-City area of Los Angeles, authorities said.

The incident occurred shortly before 7:30 a.m. near Arlington Avenue as the officer was investigating a report of a pedestrian on the freeway, a CHP spokesperson said.

The severity of the officer's injuries were unknown. News video from AIR7 HD showed an ambulance transporting the officer to a hospital.

The Nos. 1 and 2 lanes of the westbound freeway were temporarily closed, and Nos. 1-4 lanes of the eastbound freeway were shut down in the area while an investigation was conducted.
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