Huntsville Officer Injured While Arresting Wanted Man

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A Huntsville police officer is recovering from a head injury suffered while trying to make an arrest.

It happened around 8:00 p.m. Thursday on University Drive near Oster Drive as police attempted to arrest a person who had five felony warrants.

Police say they were trying to pull the man from his car when a scuffle broke out. Police say the officer was injured while trying to make the arrest.

Investigators say the man drove off and crashed into the side of a building on Oster Drive.  As he ran off, he was hit by two vehicles while trying to cross University Drive.

The man was taken to Huntsville Hospital.  His injuries are believed to be non life threatening.

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