News: Teen driver strikes, injures officer near Stardust Skies

PHOENIX, AZ – According to CBS 5, a male teenage driver allegedly hit a police officer near 35th Ave and Northern Ave on Friday.

The officer had pulled over the teen for a traffic stop when the teen hit the officer as he drove away.

Following the collision, the teen driver led officers on a pursuit, which ended near 42nd Ave and Camelback Rd.

Rescue crews transported the officer to an area hospital with minor injuries.

Authorities charged the teen with aggravated assault on a police officer and booked him in jail.

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