June 21, 2010 – A bicycle officer with the Chicago Police Department suffered personal injuries on Saturday night when he was dragged by a fleeing suspect. According to reports at the Chicago Sun-Times, the officer pulled over a 37-year-old driver for an illegal u-turn. The driver stopped initially but then drove off when the officer approached the vehicle on his official bicycle; the officer was dragged as the suspect attempted to flee the scene.The bicycle accident occurred shortly before 9 p.m. Saturday night on Lake Shore Drive in Chicago. After fleeing the scene, the suspect, who was driving a Ford F-150 truck, was apprehended shortly later when he became stuck in traffic. The suspect has been identified as a 37-year-old man from Gary, Indiana. He is facing numerous charges in connection with this accident, including driving under the influence (DUI), aggravated battery, reckless driving and operating a motor vehicle without a license or insurance.The police offer is being treated at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he is expected to survive. His condition is currently unknown, but he was admitted in fair condition.