Fleeing suspect's car hits Dallas police officer

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A Dallas police officer was hit by a car as a man tried to escape.

The accident happened Sunday night in the parking lot of the Southwest Patrol Division in West Oak Cliff.

Police said officers were trying to arrest a man but he was able to break free. He got into his car and hit one officer.

The suspect took police on a short chase. It ended after he drove his car into a house on nearby Timberview Drive.

The suspect was arrested. The injured officer is being treated at a local hospital in unknown condition.