Memphis police officer struck on interstate, suspect arrested
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis Police Department have arrested a man after he struck an officer with his car on the interstate.
Police say the officer was struck on I-40 east of Hollywood at around 10:30 p.m. Saturday night.
The officer was responding to a call of a stranded motorist on the interstate. While the officer was on the scene, Charles Hodge struck the officer.
The officer was taken to the hospital in non-critical condition, and has since been released.
Hodge was been charged with DUI and reckless driving.