Springfield Police sought-after truck driver who struck Police officer while on duty

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Springfield Police sought-after truck driver who struck Police officer while on duty

A search is ongoing by Springfield Police for a truck driver that struck a Police officer on a motorcycle near Sunshine Street and U.S. 65 at about 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 29.

The officer who suffered minor injuries, was responding to a crash on U.S. 65 nearby. He is being treated at a local hospital. said Police spokeswoman, Jasmine Bailey.

The suspect absconded from the the scene and is being sought by police, Bailey added. Police say the suspect’s vehicle has been stopped by either Strafford Police or Greene County deputies somewhere between north Springfield and Strafford.