MIDTOWN, Manhattan — A police officer was injured after he was struck and dragged during an attempted traffic stop in Times Square early Sunday.
Around 12 a.m., the officer attempted to stop a vehicle for reckless driving along 234 W. 42nd St., police said.
Instead of stopping, the vehicle sped off and clipped the officer, according to police.
The vehicle, described to be a dark-colored four-door sedan, was last seen fleeing west on 42nd Street.
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