Driver sought in hit-and-run crash that hospitalized Burlington Police Officer

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Authorities are searching for a driver who allegedly struck a police officer and drove off on Thursday morning.

Burlington Police say the officer was working a private construction detail just after 10:00 a.m. at 26 Beacon Street when he was hit.

The officer had attempted to stop the car as it approached the construction site, according to police, but the driver ignored the officer’s commands and hit him while trying to drive around the site.

The officer was treated for minor injuries at a nearby hospital and has since been released.

Law enforcement officials say the car in question is a light gray, 2013 to 2015 Hyundai Elantra and was last seen heading towards Woburn.

If you have any information about this incident, you’re asked to call Burlington Police.

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