BURLINGTON — The Burlington Police Department is searching for a woman suspected of hit-and-run and first-degree assault on Saturday, according to a news release from the department.
At about 12:15 p.m. in the 900 block of South Burlington Boulevard, an officer attempted to take into custody a 29-year-old Mount Vernon woman who had a warrant for her arrest, according to the release.
The woman sped away in her vehicle, dragging the officer for about 30 feet, the release states.
Officers assisting in the incident attempted to stop the vehicle, which accelerated and struck a car at the intersection of Rio Vista Avenue and Burlington Boulevard.
The officer is being treated at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon with nonlife-threatening injuries, according to the release. Two women from Arlington, ages 69 and 78, inside the car were also taken to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries.
The suspect was last seen driving a black, 1996 Dodge extended cab pickup truck, with Washington license plate C30214F.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Burlington Police Department at 360-755-0921 or Skagit 911’s non-emergency line at 360-428-3211.