Officer taken to hospital
Frederick, Md. (DG) – A Frederick City Police Officer was struck by a vehicle Wednesday.
According to a text message from Frederick City’s Acting Police Chief Kirk Henneberry, police were conducting an investigation into a fraud case in the 900 block of W. 7th Street when a foot chase began of an individual.
During the pursuit an officer was struck by a vehicle that was not involved in the investigation.
The officer suffered minor injuries and was taken to the hospital.
The driver of the striking vehicle will not be charged.
The fraud case remains under investigation.