MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A man is in custody in connection to a crash involving an off-duty Memphis police officer on Friday, according to an affidavit.
Travis Hodges, 34, has been charged with aggravated assault and driving without a license and insuracnce after the officer was allegedly struck by Hodges’ vehicle while riding on a motorcycle near Summer Avenue.
The affidavit says the officer was taken to the hospital in critical condition. He received treatment for a broken leg and head injuries.
Further investigation revealed Hodges had several empty beer bottles on the floor board of his vehicle.
Investigators believe Hodges may have been impaired at the time of the accident. He agreed to a blood draw; investigators are now waiting for the results.