Sacto 9-1-1
October 31, 2013
UPDATE: Sacramento police officer injured investigating report of reckless driver

A Sacramento police officer was injured this evening in a struggle with a motorist who had reportedly been seen driving erratically in the south Sacramento area.

Sacramento police spokesman Officer Doug Morse said officers observed the hazardous and reckless driving in the area of Detroit Boulevard and Laurie Way about 5:48 p.m.

Police stopped the vehicle and, as the occupants of the car were being detained, the driver struggled with officers. One of the officers was injured during the struggle.

Morse said the injury was not life-threatening. The officer was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

The suspect was taken into custody without further incident.

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