VACAVILLE (CBS13) — A California Highway Patrol Officer was the victim of a hit-and-run early Saturday morning, according to CHP Solano.

At around 3:05 a.m., the officer on patrol was traveling eastbound on Interstate 80 between Lagoon Valley and Pena Adobe Road when he was struck by a female driver. Officers say the driver fled the scene but was located shortly after.

The woman was arrested for suspicion of DUI and for a felony hit-and-run.

The officer was transported to a nearby hospital and has since been released.


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