By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who struck a CPD sergeant Friday night.

The sergeant was assisting with traffic control in the 1700 block of East 63rd Street just before midnight when he was struck by a man driving a blue Lexus, police said.

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The victim was hospitalized in fair condition with leg injuries.

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The driver of the Lexus fled the scene and is not in custody.

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The Major Accidents unit is investigating.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff