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.

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

David later turned himself in to police.