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A Denver police officer was rushed to the hospital early Monday after being struck by a vehicle during a traffic stop.The stop was at Tremont Place and West Colfax Avenue around 1:15 a.m.Officers say a pickup truck ran into one of the police vehicles at the scene, pinning the officer between a police vehicle and the stopped vehicle.Officer Angela Simon landed in front of the stopped vehicle. Police say Simon was hospitalized in serious condition, with injuries to her mid-to-lower body.7NEWS counted at least 15 police cars outside Denver Health Medical Center shortly after the officer was rushed to the emergency room.A tweet from the Denver Police Department Twitter account read: " Offcr hit by car during traffic stop at Colfax and Tremont. Xported to hospital in serious cndtn. Driver arrested."Officers say the 22-year-old pickup driver is being held for investigation into possible charges, which could include driving under the influence.