Officer injured during police pursuit in Plantation

Detectives are investigating a multi-vehicle collision on Sunrise Boulevard in Plantation.

PLANTATION, Fla. – An officer suffered minor injuries while a suspect was driving away on Thursday in Plantation.

There was a crash involving several cars in the area of Sunrise Boulevard, from 23rd to 27th avenues, according to Officer Chavez Grant, a spokesman for the Plantation Police Department.

“Officers responded to a suspicious person, upon making contact with the subject in his vehicle the subject fled in the vehicle. Upon fleeing the subject vehicle struck a patrol unit and an officer,” Grant wrote in an e-mail on Thursday night.

The suspect crashed at Sunrise Boulevard and 27 Avenue and officers made an arrest, according to Grant.

Local 10 News Assignment Desk Editor Emily Hales contributed to this report.

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