Grand Prairie motorcycle officer injured in crash during chase

The Grand Prairie Police Department is investigating a major accident involving one of the motor officers that occurred earlier today in Dallas.

According to officials, a motorcycle officer attempted to pull over a reckless vehicle in the 4000 block of S. Belt Line Road just before 10:30AM. The vehicle sped off, leading the officer on a chase.

During the pursuit, the officer lost traction of his motorcycle and slid off. The crash occurred along the Highway 67 service road. As a precaution, he was transported to a local hospital for evaluation.

The suspect continued driving. Officers are reviewing camera footage in an attempt to locate the driver.