Dallas Police Officer Released in Good Condition After Being Run Over During Chase in West Oak Cliff

Dallas PD said the injured officer is recovering at a hospital; further details to come

A Dallas police officer is in good condition and has been released from the hospital after being run over while chasing a man Tuesday morning, police say.

According to police, the officer was patrolling the 4100 block of Western Street when he noticed a utility van with two men inside that he suspected may be stolen.

Police said the officer stopped the driver and ordered the men to get out the van. Suddenly, a passenger inside the van hopped out and ran behind nearby homes.

As the officer chased the man, police said he jumped on the hood of a Ford Fusion stopped at the corner of Sunnyside Avenue and Western Street and yelled for the driver to "go!"

After grabbing the man on the hood and holding onto him, the officer lost his grip and was partially pulled under the vehicle.

He was later transported to a hospital with non life-threatening injuries, treated and released in good condition.

The driver of the Ford Fusion was taken into custody near Dryden Drive and Shelly Boulevard, police said, and the driver of the van was also taken into custody.

The man seen running from the utility van and onto the hood of the Ford remains at large.

Police have not yet confirmed if the van was indeed stolen.

Officers said the investigation is ongoing and charges are pending.

Check back for developments on this breaking news story. As details unfold, elements of this story may change.

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