WASHINGTON — A Montgomery County police officer is in the hospital after being struck by a car on Interstate 270 in Clarksburg, Maryland, early Thursday.
Just after midnight, Montgomery County police started chasing a car near Montgomery Village Avenue.
Police say the chase continued on to northbound I-270.
Montgomery County Police say the two people in the car got out before Exit 18/Clarksburg Road and ran off.
While searching the area for the two suspects, an officer was struck by a car on the right shoulder in the southbound lanes.
The officer sustained nonlife threatening injuries and was taken to the hospital.
Police are still looking for the two suspects.
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