The injured officer suffered a broken finger, a bruised hip and road rash in the incident early Monday morning, police say.
MARYSVILLE — Authorities say a police officer in Marysville was injured when a man resisting arrest dragged the officer with his car.
The (Everett) Herald reports that the officer stopped the driver at 4:20 a.m. Monday.
Police say the officer attempted to arrest the driver after noticing what looked like drug paraphernalia in the car.
Police say the two fought and that the man jumped back into the driver’s seat, put the car in reverse and dragged the officer on the road.
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Police say the car then hit the police cruiser of a second officer who had arrived, and then the car struck another unoccupied parked car.
Other officers who arrived used a stun gun on the driver to arrest him.
Police say the injured officer suffered a broken finger, a bruised hip and road rash.
The 30-year-old police officer was treated at a hospital and released.