An LAPD officer was struck by a vehicle after exiting their squad car early Saturday morning.
According to the Los Angeles Police Department, officers with the Southwest Division attempted to pull over a stolen vehicle around 3:40 a.m.
The vehicle took off from the traffic stop and stopped in the area of Western Avenue and Jefferson Boulevard approximately two minutes later, police said.
As two officers got out of their squad car to approach the stopped vehicle, one was struck by a car passing by the area.
That motorist was discovered to be driving under the influence and was arrested.
The driver of the stolen vehicle was also taken into custody around 3:45 a.m., LAPD said.
The officer was rushed to a nearby hospital, where they are listed to be in stable condition. Their identity has not been released at this time.
Alexis Lewis and Sofia Pop Perez contributed to this report.