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Suspects Arrested In Hit-And-Run Crash That Injured Officer

9:29 AM, Mar 7, 2013   |    comments
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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Three suspects were arrested in connection to a hit-and-run accident that left a DC Police officer with multiple injures, police say. 

On Tuesday at about 6:32 p.m. the officer was stopped on his motor scooter in the area of 46th and A Streets in Southeast, when he was struck by a white Lexus, police said. 

The car fled the scene but was later recovered at the 4900 block of A Street in SW, police said. 

Officers searched the area and arrested 24-year-old Kevin Burno, who was charged with felony assault on a police officer; 22-year-old Antonio Parks who was charged with obstruction of justice and possession of an open container of alcohol; and 25-year-old Darrin Twisdale who was charged obstruction of justice and possession of an open container of alcohol.

The officer, who has been part of the department since 2005, was transported to a local hospital where he is in stable condition and is being treated for multiple injures. 

The accident is still under investigation. 

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