Police searching for suspect responsible for officer-involved hit and run crash on HWY 385

Hit and run crash involving Memphis police officer on HWY 385

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Memphis police are looking for a suspect responsible for a hit and run crash involving a Memphis police officer.

The incident shut down parts of 385 earlier Monday night. Traffic cam video shows the scene near Kirby Parkway just after 8:30 p.m. where Memphis police say an officer was involved in a hit and run accident in the eastbound lanes.

Police say a man on a motorcycle hit the officer’s cruiser jumped the guardrail and ran into a wooded area.

The suspect was wearing all black with a black or blue motorcycle helmet.

So far, no word on whether he’s been caught.

We are monitoring the situation and will bring you any updates as they come in.

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