DC Officer Injured in Pursuit of Hit-and-Run Suspect

A D.C. police officer has been injured Sunday after a police chase involving a hit-and-run suspect, police say.

Police said the pursuit began just before 5 p.m. at 45th and Quarles Street NE.

Two police cruisers were struck during the chase and one officer has a minor injury, police said.

The suspect was arrested at the 3rd Street Tunnel at the Massachusetts Avenue exit.

No further information is available at this time.

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