Colorado Springs officer hurt in hit-and-run

Police looking for suspect

POSTED: 08:49 AM MST Dec 14, 2013    UPDATED: 08:51 AM MST Dec 14, 2013 
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo -

A Colorado Springs police officer was injured in a hit-and-run last night at the  intersection of Southgate Road and South Nevada Avenue.

Police said the officer was directing traffic and told a car to stop.  The driver did not stop and instead struck the officer.

The officer suffered minor injuries.

Police said they are looking for a  dark- colored late model Nissan Sedan with dark, tinted windows.

If you have any information about the car or accident, please call police at 444-7000.