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 WKRN.com for updates.