Police: Officer injured after being dragged by car driven by Joan David

Police discovered that driver Joan David, a Bronx resident, had a suspended license at a checkpoint. (4/26/14)

THE BRONX - An NYPD officer was injured after being dragged by a fleeing vehicle Friday night.

Police discovered that driver Joan David, a Bronx resident, had a suspended license at a checkpoint. They say David drove off after being asked to step out of his car.

One officer tried to stop David, but ended up getting dragged 10 feet by the car. He is currently recovering in the hospital.

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David later turned himself in to police.

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