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Police officer run down in Auckland

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 6/08/2016

A police officer has been hit by a car she was trying to stop in Auckland.

The incident happened on Mt Albert Road near the intersection with Mt Eden Road in Three Kings shortly after 11am on Saturday, police say.

The officer was trying to stop a blue Subaru station wagon after an earlier traffic incident.

The driver had driven into her while she was standing in front of the car, knocking her to the ground and driving off.

The officer, who was working alone, is receiving medical attention.

Police are asking witnesses to come forward.

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