A Stockton Police officer and a wanted parolee were both hit by a car Thursday night during a foot chase.
Officers say a patrol unit tried to stop a man, wanted for assault with a deadly weapon, on his bike neat San Joaquin Street and Minor Avenue at about 8 p.m. The man didn’t stop, and police say an officer ran after him on foot.
During the chase, both the officer and the man on the bike were hit by a grey van.
Police say what happened was a total accident, and that the woman driving the van had nothing to do with the chase.
The officer and the parolee were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.