Fleeing suspect runs over cop

May 29, 2008 8:06:24 PM PDT
An NYPD officer was hospitalized Thursday after he was hit by a suspect trying to escape arrest in Brooklyn.The incident happened at East 40th Street and Lenox Avenue in the East Flatbush section at around 7:30 p.m.

Police say the officer was trying to take the suspect into custody when he drove off, running the cop over.

The suspect was later arrested.

The officer is being treated at Kings County Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Charges against the suspect are pending.