FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) — Police are searching for the driver who hit and seriously injured a Fall River officer Friday evening.

The officer was struck by a vehicle just before 8 p.m. near Robeson and Delcar streets.

Police said the driver immediately took off after hitting the officer, who was conducting a traffic stop at the time.

The officer was rushed to Rhode Island Hospital where his condition is unknown at this time.

Police have not released a description of the suspect nor the vehicle.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact the Fall River Police Department at (508) 676-8511. Anonymous tips can also be submitted through (508) 672-TIPS (8477).