PPD Officer Injured in Hit-and-Run Incident

Officer McDuffie was injured in a two vehicle accident at approximately 19:53 on April 23, 2011. Officer McDuffie was traveling East on Cobbs Ford Road when a dark colored passenger van turned left in front of his motorcycle. Officer McDuffie collided with the passenger’s side of the vehicle and the suspect vehicle fled the scene. A vehicle of interest has been located. Alabama State Troopers are working the investigation. Officer McDuffie sustained serious injuries, but was responding with medical staff at the hospital.