CHP Officer Killed in Hit and Run
I don't have any further detail on this, I recieved a faxed BOLO from CHP stating the Officer was killed. This article was posted on the news channel web site about 30 ago.
Police Seek Vehicle That Struck Officer
Aug. 6 - KGO - A CHP officer is in critical condition Sunday morning after being struck by a hit-and-run driver Saturday night in Oakland.
Police are still looking for that driver.
The incident happened just after 10:00 p.m. Police say the officer was hit along northbound I-880 near the Oakland Coliseum while he was out of his car investigating another traffic accident.
The injured officer was rushed to Highland Hospital.
Trent Cross, California Highway Patrol: "Right now, the officer is in critical condition. He's fighting for his life, and if anyone has any information please contact us."
The California Highway Patrol continues to search for a hit-and-run suspect vehicle, possibly a red or tan Buick with front-end damage, that was involved collision Saturday night that critically injured a CHP officer.
The damaged Buick was thought to be a model year between 1992 and 1998, and was missing its hood emblem.
Officials are also seeking a silver 2000 model year Pontiac Grand Am with California license plate number 5GAA778.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of either vehicle is asked to call (800) TELL-CHP.