Metro officer injured in Priest Lake hit-and-run crash

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Metro police are searching for the driver who struck a female officer while she was on a traffic stop in the Priest Lake area Thursday morning.

The incident happened around 6:30 a.m. on Hamilton Church Road near Mount View Road.

According to police, Metro officer Rickie Corman was outside of her cruiser, when she was hit from behind by a passing vehicle. The driver that struck the officer did not stop, investigators said.

Officer Corman initially refused treatment, but police said she later went to a hospital to be checked out.

No additional information was immediately released.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 and for updates.

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