US Park police officer struck by vehicle fleeing traffic stop

A United States Park Police officer was struck by a vehicle fleeing a traffic stop near the National Mall.

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According to officials, a USPP Aviation Unit responded to the area of 12th street on the National Mall to transport an injured USPP officer to a hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. 

No word on the suspect involved in this incident. 

This remains an ongoing investigation. Stay with FOX 5 for more information.