Grand Prairie Motorcycle Officer Injured In Crash

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A Grand Prairie police officer is hospitalized after crashing his motorcycle during a chase.

Officials say the incident happened just after 10:00 a.m. Tuesday when the officer tried to pull over a reckless driver along South Beltline Road.

Police say the suspect took off during the stop and a chase started, but the officer lost traction causing him to skid and crash.

The officer has minor injures but was taken to the hospital as a precaution.

The suspect drove off and police will review the officer's body cam footage to try and identify him.