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Person hit by Metro squad car, injured on MLK Boulevard

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LVMPD police vehicle in Las Vegas. (File/FOX5) LVMPD police vehicle in Las Vegas. (File/FOX5)
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A person was injured after being hit by a Metro patrol officer on Martin Luther King Boulevard south of Charleston Boulevard, Thursday afternoon.

Metro police said officers tried to pull a vehicle over as it was entering Interstate 15 when a passenger jumped out. The passenger jumped over a small retaining wall and ran down the side of the freeway embankment. He ran out from behind a hiding area and was then hit by a marked patrol car.

The person suffered minor, road rash injuries and was transported to University Medical Center, police said.

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