A female police officer was taken to hospital after falling while chasing a suspected car thief in Brighouse this morning.
Officers became suspicious of a black VW Jetta travelling on Elland Road in Brighouse at 3.30am and started to follow it before it crashed into a lamp post near the roundabout at Brighouse and Denholmegate Road.
The female police officer got out to chase a suspect who fled the car but slipped and fell.
She was taken to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary with minor injuries.
A passenger from the VW was also taken to the hospital with suspected back injuries.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of stealing a vehicle.
Inquiries are ongoing to trace the man who fled the car.
Anyone who can help should call police on 101.