The Beaumont Police Department is asking for help in locating a person of interest in the hit & run accident where a police officer was seriously injured on July 3, 2019.

Detectives are looking for Travon Warren Gipson pictured below. If you have any information where Travon may be, please contact Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at 409-833-TIPS (8477), you could be eligible for a cash reward and all information is anonymous.

Travon may have several serious injuries caused from the accident.

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at approximately 3:00 am, a Beaumont Police Officer was responding to the 9200 block of McLean in reference to a disturbance and a traffic problem. We received calls advising there was a large party and possible shots fired. Several vehicles were fleeing the area.  One of the responding officers was traveling to the scene and was struck, head on, by a 2018 Yellow Dodge Charger.  The Charger was attempting to pass several vehicles in his lane when he struck the officer’s vehicle.  The driver of the Charger exited his vehicle and fled on foot.  The officer was transported to the hospital by EMS and admitted for serious, but non-life threatening injuries.  The suspect’s vehicle was towed and officers are continuing to look for the driver.  The driver may have visible injuries. 

If you have information about this incident contact Beaumont Police Department -409-832-1234.