A New Orleans Police Department officer was tending to a car crash on Interstate 10 at U.S. 90B-East and South Claiborne Avenue on Sunday morning when he was knocked unconscious in a hit and run.
NOPD said the 47-year-old officer was taken to the hospital after an unknown vehicle hit the officer and fled the scene. There's no word on his condition.
Two drivers are being questioned and undergoing DWI testing for their part in the crash, police said.
The officer works in the Sixth District (Irish Channel, Central City and the Garden District).
No other details were provided.