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CHP Officers Struck By Fleeing Suspect's Vehicle; Driver Remains At Large

BAY POINT (CBS SF) -- Two California Highway Patrol officers suffered minor injuries early Sunday when they were struck by a fleeing suspect's vehicle during a traffic stop in Bay Point.

The CHP said the incident took place at around 3:30 a.m. near Bailey Rd. and Canal Rd. Two officers were attempting to make a traffic stop of a blue Subaru Outback.

As they exited their vehicles, the driver of the Subaru suddenly accelerated and collided with the officers causing minor injuries to both. They both were treated at a local hospital and released.

The Subaru driver fled the scene and the vehicle was later located abandoned.

A search for the driver was conducted, but came up empty. The incident remained under investigation. No suspect information has been released.

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