Officials: APD officer struck by stolen vehicle

An Atlanta police sergeant is recovering at Grady hospital Wednesday morning after he was run over by a teen.

ATLANTA -- Police are currently looking for a stolen car after the driver used it to strike an Atlanta Police officer during a traffic stop.

According to police, the officer made the stop on Campbellton Road, but was hit as the vehicle took off. Police were chasing the the suspect's vehicle near I-285 and Washington Road.

The officer, who hasn't been identified, was taken to the hospital and is currently alert and in stable condition. 

No other information was available.

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