Deputy Injured in Oceanside Traffic Stop

A deputy was injured Monday night as he tried to pull over a suspect in Oceanside. 

The incident happened at Oleander Drive and Montrose Way at about 10 p.m.

When the deputy stepped up to the suspect's window, the driver took off, and the deputy was somehow injured in the process. He is conscious and talking, but the extent of his injuries is not clear.

The suspect has since been taken into custody.

The San Diego County Sheriff's Department says they have opened up an investigation.

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