CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) –Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officers were injured after being hit by a car that fled the scene Friday evening.
According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Chief Johnny Jennings, Officer Justin Davies and another officer were struck.
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg police chief tweeted about the incident Saturday.
“Keep Officer Justin Davies in your thoughts today. A car struck him and another officer last evening on 5th Street before leaving the scene,” Jennings wrote in the tweet.
A photo of injuries Davies suffered was part of the tweet. Davies appeared to have a large wound to the back of his head.
Both officers are expected to recover.
Anyone with information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS or call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.