Officer hit by car during traffic stop

May 6, 2010 6:24:28 AM PDT
A Chicago police officer is hospitalized after he was hit by a car on the Far Northwest Side near Northwest Highway and Foster.Police say the officer was on a traffic stop around 3:30 a.m. Thursday when a car hit him.

Police say the driver of that car did stop at the scene, and charges are pending. The officer's injuries are not believed to be life threatening.