A Fitchburg officer escaped injury, but his squad car was totaled by a hit and run driver. This happened around 3 a.m. Saturday on Verona Road, at Williamsburg Way.
Two Fitchburg officers were involved in a separate traffic stop when another vehicle rear ended the squad. The officer wasn't inside at the time.
The hit and run vehicle was found about a mile from the scene, unoccupied.
The Dane County Sheriff's Department assisted with the call.