PENFIELD, N.Y. — Authorities in upstate New York say an off-duty police officer has been injured in a hit-and-run.

WHAM-TV reports the crash happened around 9:10 p.m. Thursday on Route 441 in Penfield. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office says the vehicle the officer was driving was bumped in the rear three times. When the officer got out to check the vehicle, the car behind him sped off and struck him.

The officer suffered injuries that are not life-threatening. Police say the three passengers in the officer’s vehicle were not hurt.

Authorities have not identified the officer.

Police are reviewing surveillance cameras in the area.


Information from: WHAM-TV, http://www.13wham.com