Fort Worth police officer transported to hospital after crash along I-30

Fort Worth firefighters, police officers, and MedStar paramedics were called to the scene of a major accident involving a Fort Worth PD officer along eastbound Interstate 30 near Oakland Blvd.

Officials say a driver collided with the rear of a Fort Worth police car near the intersection of Holt Street and Brentwood Stair Road.

The driver who hit the officer attempted to flee from the scene, but was taken into custody by an off duty officer.

Both the suspect and the officer were transported to a local hospital for precautionary reasons. It does not sound like their injuries are serious.