PLAINVILLE, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — A suspect was taken into custody Thursday after a chase and crash that injured a Connecticut state trooper.
It happened on I-84 East in Plainville.READ MORE: Delta Variant Intensifies Urgency To Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19, Health Experts Say
Officers were responding to calls about a man driving erratically in a pickup.
After the truck pulled over, one trooper tried to open the truck’s door, but the driver took off and the trooper was thrown onto the highway.READ MORE: 'The Late Show With Stephen Colbert' Returns In Front Of A Live Audience Monday Night
He got up and was able to pursue the driver along with other officers.
One of them struck the back end of the pickup with his cruiser, causing the truck to spin out and stop.
They boxed the suspect in and took him into custody.MORE NEWS: See It: NYPD Says Teenager Targeted For His Shoes By 2 Suspects Inside Bronx Bodega
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