advertisement

Two St. Louis police officers injured in hit-and-run

Thursday, August 28, 2008 | 5:00 p.m. CDT

ST. LOUIS — Two St. Louis police officers are recovering after being struck in a hit-and-run accident.

Christopher Rice and Nathan Dresch were both treated and released at Barnes-Jewish Hospital after the accident that happened around 1:40 a.m. Thursday. Police were still searching for three suspects.

The incident began when the officers noticed a minivan and an Intrepid speeding, and suspected the vehicles had been stolen. The Intrepid crashed into another car, and suspects in the Intrepid tried to run away.

Just as the officers arrived at that crash scene, the minivan struck their patrol car and the officers.

The minivan drove away. It was found about a mile away.

The officers, both in their 20s, suffered sprains, bruises and other injuries.

 

 


Like what you see here? Become a member.


Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Comments

Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.

advertisements