A Bike Patrol officer with the Lubbock Police Department was injured Saturday while trying to stop a reckless driver.
Officers tried to stop a Grey Ford F-150 around 6 p.m. in the 2100 block of 9th Street. The driver managed to evade the officers for a short time until they were able to locate him again at 1100 Ave. V.
Police say one bike officer made contact with the driver and was dragged between two closely parked cars, injuring the officer and causing damage to the vehicles.
The driver, Miguel Chavez, 20, was taken into custody and charged with Aggravated Assault of a Police Officer and DUI.
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