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Published November 05, 2013, 05:15 PM

Fargo police officer recovering from hit and run accident

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - A Fargo police officer is recovering today from injuries he received in a hit and run accident.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - A Fargo police officer is recovering today from injuries he received in a hit and run accident.

49 year old Jack Christensen is under arrest after he drove his van into Fargo Police Officer Brent Malone.

Malone was questioning Christensen about an alleged assault when the incident happened near Busy Bubbles in North Fargo.

Police then tracked Christensen to an apartment on the city's north side where a standoff went on until early this morning.

Lt. Joel Vettel/Fargo Police: “In this situation strictly by using our negotiators, and that's the ultimate goal to bring it to a peaceful resolve.”

Christensen has a history of convictions in Cass County including robbery, assault, terrorizing and harassment.

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