SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Springfield Police are searching at this time for the driver of a truck that struck a Springfield Police officer on a motorcycle near Sunshine Street and U.S. 65 about 1 p.m. Thursday.
Police spokeswoman Jasmine Bailey said the officer, who suffered minor injuries, was responding to a crash on U.S. 65 nearby. He is being treated at a local hospital.
Police say the suspect’s vehicle has been stopped by Greene County deputies somewhere between north Springfield and Strafford. The suspect was questioned by deputies about his involvement in the crash, but was able to leave without being arrested.
Police are working to see if charges will be filed.