An Los Angeles Police Officer was injured Wednesday morning in a hit-and-run incident that police believe was intentional.
The officer was riding his department motorcycle on I-5 when he was rear-ended on the freeway.
According to witnesses, the suspect intentionally struck the motors officer and then pushed him down the freeway for approximately one-half mile.
The officer was transported to a local hospital for treatment and is now resting at home.
The driver of the suspect vehicle fled from the scene after the accident; however, he was later taken into custody.
Philip Newlyn, 28, was booked into jail on charges of attempted murder.