Corpus Christi Police officer struck by vehicle on Embassy Drive

At approximately 2:15 a.m. on Sunday, October 24, 2021 a Corpus Christi police officer was struck by a vehicle on the 5100 block of Embassy Drive.

The Corpus Christi Fire Department responded to the call and rushed the officer to a nearby hospital. The extent of the injuries is unknown, but according to dispatch the officer had serious injuries. Officers shut down the entire Embassy Drive while they investigated. The male driver of the silver 4 door sedan was later arrested. It is unclear what charges the driver will face and why the officer was in the road after the night clubs nearby were let out after 2 a.m.