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Weirton Police Officer Struck by Car as Suspect Flees Scene of Reckless Driving Incident

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A Weirton Police officer was reportedly struck by a suspect's car as the driver fled the scene of a reckless driving incident on Monday afternoon.

One person is in custody after police responded to the parking lot of the Weirton Wal-Mart on reports of a reckless driver in the parking lot. As police approached the suspect, the suspect accelerated and struck an officer. A chase then ensued, ending in Pennsylvania when the suspect crashed his car. He was placed under arrest and is facing numerous charges. His name has not been released.

Both the suspect and the driver were taken to Weirton Medical Center where they are both being treated for minor injuries.