ARLINGTON, Texas - An Arlington police officer was hospitalized Thursday morning after he was hit by a car while working a crash scene.
Around 6:35 a.m. there was a two-vehicle crash in the eastbound lanes of I-20 near Matlock.
Crews arrived to investigate and clear the scene.
A driver who was trying to get around the crash site hit one of the officers on the scene.
The driver continued on the highway after hitting the officer.
An off-duty police officer from Dublin PD saw what happened and pulled the driver over until APD could arrive.
The driver, 32-year-old Alfredo Guzman, was charged for failure to stop and render aid.
Alfredo Guzman (Source: Arlington Police Department)
The injured officer was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
All eastbound lanes of I-20 were shut down for hours Thursday morning, but have since reopened.