Off-duty Seattle officer hit by possible drunk driver

SEATTLE -- An off-duty Seattle police officer was struck by a hit-and-run driver Friday afternoon, and investigators suspect alcohol might have been to blame.

The crash happened at 1st and Atlantic in Seattle's SoDo neighborhood just after 2 p.m., Seattle police said. The driver of the other car drove away but was later located by other officers some blocks away.

The officer was alert and conscious and taken to Harborview Medical Center to be checked out, police said. The other driver was being evaluated for possible DUI.