(NEW BRITAIN,Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A Bristol man has been arrested after New Britain Police say he dragged an officer with his vehicle trying to flee a traffic stop .Two officers pulled over a vehicle driven by 33 year old Pedro Maldanado on Long Street Friday afternoon.As officers approached the vehicle , he pulled away, dragging one of the officers with the vehicle.

The officers followed and caught up with Maldanado  on Route 72 near exit 1 in Plainville.

The two officers suffered non-life threatening injuries and were taken to an area hospital.

 

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