Driver Struck Police Officer On Prospect Road

Fort Lauderdale Police Department has arrested a 20-year-old man after he ran over a male police officer on Prospect Road.

According to the reports, the accident occurred on Prospect Road in North Fort Lauderdale. Eyewitnesses said they saw an SUV run over the officer and speed away from the scene.

Report says first responders quickly helped this officer who was in critical condition from significant injuries. He was reportedly rushed to a local hospital on a life-support system.

Police report the cause for the accident is yet to be determined. 

Authorities said the officer was investigating a call about a suspicious vehicle in the area before the accident occurred. The identity of the officer has not been released to the public.

The driver of the SUV was taken into police custody.  The case is remains under investigation.

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